Specialist – Agri Food, Knowledge Transfer Network
Bryan Hanley is a graduate of the University of St Andrews (Chemistry) and the University of Edinburgh (PhD Biological Chemistry). He is a Specialist in Agri-Food for the Knowledge Transfer Network in the UK developing and managing programmes to help industry link more effectively to academia with the ultimate intention of creating wealth. Prior to this he held the post of Director, Scientific Discovery with Mars Inc. based in Chicago and was Research Director at Leatherhead Food Research. He has previously worked both in the commercial and public sectors and his research interests include natural products/phytochemicals, biomarkers, the commercialisation of science and the relationship between health and homeostasis. He, together with Professor Wendy Russell from the Rowett Institute in Aberdeen, recently edited a book titled 'Food: The Vital Ingredient'. The book had chapters contributed by academic and industry experts and critically reviewed the whole food system from raw materials to the consumer.