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Helen Munday appointed FDF’s Chief Scientific Officer

13 May 2016  •  Author(s): Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has appointed Helen Munday as Chief Scientific Officer.

helen Munday

Helen Munday

FDF has said Helen will take up her new role in early summer 2016.

Helen has a wealth of experience in the food and drink industry, having held senior European and global roles in companies such as Mars and Coca-Cola over her career. From 2007 – 2010 she worked as Director of Food Safety and Science for FDF. Most recently Helen has been Lead Technologist in AgriFood for Innovate UK.

Commenting on the appointment, FDF Director General Ian Wright CBE said: “I am thrilled that Helen is joining the team here at FDF. It has never been more important for industry action, public debate and policy-making to be informed by robust science. As the newest member of FDF’s Leadership Team, Helen will help us to deliver more for the UK’s food and drink industry which is a vital national asset.”

Helen Munday said: “It’s a real privilege to be joining FDF in the role of Chief Scientific Officer. I deeply believe that growth in the food and drink sector needs to be based on the application of sound science as well as innovations driven by so many factors that shape the way we live today. Whilst the sector faces many challenges I’m looking forward with great enthusiasm to working with the industry partners and stakeholders that I have always so much enjoyed working with.”

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