Professor Nigel French

Centre Director

Massey University

Nigel is Professor of Food Safety and Veterinary Public Health at Massey University, New Zealand. In addition to his role as Director of the New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre, he is also Director of the Infectious Disease Research Centre and the Executive Director of the Molecular Epidemiology and Public Health laboratory in the Hopkirk Research Institute, specialising in research and training in molecular epidemiology, food safety and the control of infectious diseases. Nigel is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand, a Fellow of Food Standards Australia New Zealand, a member of the New Zealand Food Safety and Assurance Advisory Council.