Dr Hamid Ghoddusi, BSc, MSc, PhD is Head of the Microbiology Research Unit and Food Science postgraduate program director at the London Metropolitan University.
His research interests focuses on characterising lactic acid bacteria, including probiotics and particularly bifidobacteria and their potential applications in fermented dairy products.
Rebecca McKenzie BSc, MSc is an allergy specialist dietician in the Adult Allergy Team at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
She has a broad interest in clinical nutrition and research with a specific interest in food allergy and intolerance. She has seven years work experience in food allergy in a clinical setting. As a member of the Allergy Team she helps provide investigative and dietetic services for adult allergy clinics and day case food challenges.
Lesley Stanley, MA(Oxon), PhD is an independent consultant in biomedical science and investigative toxicology.
Dr Lesley Stanley is a toxicologist with over 30 years experience in assessing the effects of chemicals on human health. Since May 2005 she has been a freelance consultant in Investigative Toxicology, assisting clients with R&D advice, literature reviews and report/manuscript preparation.
Dr Anton Alldrick, BSc. Hons, PhD is special projects manager at Campden BRI.
He has over 30 years experience in food safety. He currently provides consultancy, training and project management services in scientific regulatory affairs, food safety management, product/process design and optimisation as well as developments in toxicology to the food industry.