Speaker Details

Peter Whelan

Director of Audit and Investigations, Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Ireland

Peter qualified as an Environment Health officer in 1982. He worked as an EHO, Senior EHO and Principal EHO in the Eastern Health Board and Dublin Local Authorities before taking up the post of Contracts Manager and then Director of Service Contracts in the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI). Peter then took a 5-year secondment to the post of Executive Chairman of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority. Peter is now Director of Audit and Investigations in the FSAI where he is responsible for the investigation of food fraud. Further studies include a MSc in Food Science, UCD, MSc in Management, Trinity College and a BA Hons degree in Psychotherapy.