Vice Chair, ESSNA

Ross Austen

Ross is Vice Chair of the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance and Business Development Manager at LGC Informed-Choice & Informed-Sport.

Ross started his career at LGC as a Graduate Scientist focusing on Sweat testing and hormonal profiling of athletes ahead of the London 2012 games in collaboration with UK Sport. Following this Ross was drafted into the Supplement Testing team within LGC and the day to day job shifted to screening nutritional products for the presence of banned substances via mass spectrometry.  Following this Ross moved onto the programme administration side of the business and was responsible for reviewing and ensuring brands met the stringent requirements of the certification process for Informed-Sport. Ross is now part of the global business development team within Informed-Sport/Choice with a specific focus on the following territories UK, Europe, South Africa and India. He strives for the day that inadvertent doping is a thing of the past.