Professor of Food Safety and founder of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University. He serves as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and is responsible for the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences. Over the years Chris has developed a high level network of collaborators across Europe, the United States and Asia. He is a visiting Professor at the China Agriculture University in Beijing and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. In 2017 he was awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Theophilus Redwood Prize and was also awarded the title of OBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.