ACNFP members

The Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Process (ACNFP) is made up of a range of experts who provide insight, advice and the technical knowledge needed to evaluate traditional food applications. This page gives a brief profile of each of the members, touching upon their expertise. 

The Chair

Peter Gregory

Professor Peter Gregory BSc, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Global Food Security at the University of Reading.

Members Profiles

Anton Alldrick

Dr Anton Alldrick, BSc. Hons, PhD is special projects manager at Campden BRI.

Camilla Alexander-White

Dr Camilla Alexander-White BSc(Hons), DPhil, CChem, MRSC ERT (Toxicologist) is Programme Manager in Chemical Regulation, Royal Society of Chemistry.

Michael Bushell

Professor Michael Bushell BSc, PhD (Microbiologist) Emeritus Professor of Microbiology in the Microbial Sciences Department at the University of Surrey.

Susan Duthie

Professor Susan Duthie, BSc, MSc, PhD (Nutrition Scientist) Associate Head of the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

Hamid Ghoddusi

Dr Hamid Ghoddusi BSc, MSc, PhD Head of the Microbiology Research Unit at the London Metropolitan University.

Nichola Lund

Nichola Lund LLB (Consumer Affairs Representative) Trading Standards Officer with the North East London Metrology Partnership.

Harry McArdle

Professor Harry McArdle BSc, PhD (Nutritionist) Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Honorary Professor of Biological Sciences, Nottingham University.

Rebecca McKenzie

Mrs Rebecca MacKenzie BSc, MSc Specialist Adult Allergy Dietitian, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington.

Rohini Manuel

Dr Rohini Manuel MB BCh BAO, MSc, MD, FRCPath (Microbiologist and Mycologist) Consultant Medical Microbiologist at the Public Health Laboratory London, National Infection Service, Public Health England.

John Mathers

Professor John Mathers BSc, Dip. Nutr, PhD (Nutritionist) Professor of Human Nutrition and Director of the Human Nutrition Research Centre at Newcastle University

Clare Mills

Professor Clare Mills BSc, PhD (Plant Science and Allergy Expert) Professor of Molecular Allergology, at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, and Division of Infection, Immunity and Respiratory Medicine, School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester.

Claire Nicholson

BA and MBA (Consumer Affairs Representative) Independent Consumer Advisor to the FSA and other food industry organisations.

Christopher Ritson

Professor Christopher Ritson, BA, MAgrSc, is Professor of Agricultural Marketing and former Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at Newcastle University.

Lesley Stanley

Lesley Stanley – MA(Oxon), PhD is an independent consultant in biomedical science and investigative toxicology.