Professor Christopher Ritson, BA, MAgrSc, is Professor of Agricultural Marketing and former Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at Newcastle University.
His main areas of interest are food policy, consumer attitudes to food quality and safety, and ethics. He currently serves as an Independent chairman of the Newcastle University Ethical Review Committee. He is a former member of MAFF/DoH Food Advisory Committee and the FSA Advisory Committee on Research. He is a member of the Food Ethics Council.