Prof Albert Flynn, University College Cork

Albert Flynn is Professor Emeritus in Nutrition at University College, Cork. He has published widely on human nutrition, public health and food safety, on a range of topics including nutritional intake and status of population groups, food safety risk assessment, food fortification and risk benefit assessment of nutrients. He has extensive experience in providing scientific advice to national and EU government agencies on food policy and regulation related to human nutrition and food safety.

He has served as a member of the European Food Safety Authority’s Scientific Committee and as Chair of its Panel for Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies from 2003-12 and as a member of the Scientific Committee on Food of the European Commission from 1997-2003. He is currently a member of the board of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and chair of its Scientific Committee.