Professor Michael J Gibney, MAgrSc, MA, PhD, is Emeritus Professor of Food and Health at University College Dublin and has been a faculty member at the Universities of Sydney, Southampton and Dublin. A former President of the Nutrition Society, he was a member of the scientific advisory committee of the Sackler Institute of Nutrition of the New York Academy of Sciences, of the Nestle Nutrition Council and of the Google Food Innovation Lab.
He chaired the board of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and was inaugural editor-in-chief of the Nutrition Society suite of textbooks on human nutrition. His research interests lie in metabolic and molecular nutrition and in public health nutrition. Professor Gibney has been elected a fellow of the American Society for Nutrition and of the Nutrition Society and also is a fellow of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (2012) and of the International Union of Food Science and Technology.