The members of the Science Council are:
Professor Thomas is Director of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, and an Honorary Professor at the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex.
Professor Green is an epidemiologist specialising in animal health and its wider impacts. She is a Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham.
Professor O’Brien is Founder of the Food Observatory, UK and a Visiting Professor at Ulster University, Coleraine. In his previous career to 2018 he led the Nestlé global competence centre for Food Safety & Quality and the company’s Food Safety and Integrity Research Programme in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is also a former head of food safety for the Danone Group in Paris.
Professor O’Brien is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine. She is Professor of Infection Epidemiology and Zoonoses in the Department of Public Health and Policy, University Of Liverpool and Director of the NIHR Health Protection Unit in Gastrointestinal Infections.
Mr Mark Rolfe is a member representing consumers’ and citizens’ interests. Mr Rolfe is a Chartered Trading Standards practitioner and Head of Kent Scientific Services, which provides Kent County Council’s in-house Public Analyst, toxicology and calibration laboratory.
Dr Turner is MRC Clinician Scientist and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Allergy & Immunology at Imperial College London, and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney.
Professor Wolfe holds chairs in statistics and computer science at University College London, where he specialises in the mathematical foundations of data science.
Professor Woolhouse is an infectious disease epidemiologist and Chair of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh.