Paul Brereton

    Professor Paul Brereton

    Director of Strategic Alliances

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    Paul Brereton senior scientist working at the science-policy interface. He has over 30 years’ experience of applied research in the area of food safety and quality.


    As well as leading numerous national activities, Paul has co-ordinated two of the world’s largest research projects in the area of food authenticity and traceability: the €20M TRACE project (tracing the origin of food) and, FOODINTEGRITY, a €12M EU-sponsored research project that aims to address—at a European level—many of the gaps identified during the recent horsemeat incident.


    Paul has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers on food safety and quality and edited the book “New analytical approaches for verifying the origin of food” (Elsevier). He has close links with the food industry, UK Public sector, academia and the European Commission.

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