Barbara Bray, FIFST, MSc is a Registered UKRVN Nutritionist with the AfN.
Barbara elevates the food system in pursuit of safe, nutritious and sustainable food for everyone. Her work delivers food safety in food supply chains and nutrition strategy for businesses, alongside leadership and educational roles in her public engagement activities.
Prior to working as a consultant, Barbara worked in the Ugandan agri-business sector, before spending fourteen years in technical roles within the European chilled foods sector. She became a registered nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition following an MSc in Human Nutrition.
Her leadership roles have included being director of the Oxford Farming Conference and representing the Private Sector Mechanism in speeches at the UN Committee for Food Security in Rome. She is also a Fellow and committee member of IFST and a trustee of the Nutrition Society.
In 2017, Barbara was awarded a Nuffield Farming Scholarship and travelled to Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Israel, UK and USA to study international food and farming systems.
In 2019, Barbara was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her ‘Services to Food Nutrition’.
Barbara is currently researching diets to protect health of older adults in a doctoral training programme at the Centre for Public Health at Queen’s University Belfast.
A fan of good food, nutrition and lifelong learning she enjoys yoga, open water swimming, public speaking and lots of travel.
You can see more about her consultancy business at www.alo-solutions.com