The Advisory Committee advises and reports to the Board of Trustees, filtering and fine-tuning issues identified by the Scientific Committee, or raising by itself. It comprises up to 10 representatives, who are appointed by the Nominations Committee. Representatives may serve for a maximum tenure of two, three-year terms (plus one additional year, if requested by BNF). Six representatives must not have a personal financial interest in the commercial food industry. The committee meets at least twice per year.
- Professor J Cade BSc PhD FAfN Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leeds (Chair)
- Ms J Batchelar OBE BSc PGCE Special Advisor on CR&S, Brexit and Public Affairs, J Sainsbury plc (Vice-Chair)
- Professor JE Blundell BSc PhD FBPsS Chair of Psychobiology, University of Leeds
- Professor G Frost BSc PhD RD Chair in Nutrition and Dietetics, Imperial College London
- Dr S Gatenby BSc PhD Senior Director, Nutrition Europe, PepsiCo UK Ltd
- Mrs G Henderson BEd Education consultant
- Mrs K Clifford, Head of Public Affairs Nestlé UK Ltd
- Professor K Whelan BSc MSc MA PhD RD Professor of Dietetics and Head of Department of Nutritional Sciences, King’s College London
- Professor MJ Wiseman MB BS FRCP FRCPath FAfN Visiting Professor in Human Nutrition, University of Southampton
Ms K Platts MSc., ANutr., MRSPH Research Associate, Sheffield Hallam University
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