Dr. Wayne Anderson
Dr. Wayne Anderson joined the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) in 1999 from the food industry and is now Director of Food Science and Standards. He previously served 10 years with Unilever research and a year as technical manager in a small food factory in the West of Ireland. He holds a primary degree in biochemistry and a Ph.D. in predictive microbiology. He is a member of the International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF), a fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology Ireland (IFSTI) and a fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology UK (IFST). He has also worked with WHO/FAO on several expert consultations. Wayne has a personal interest in developing science-based technical food safety and hygiene standards for the food industry with a particular desire to facilitate small food businesses trying to produce safe food.