Paul joined Quadram Institute Bioscience (formerly the Institute of Food Research) in 1981 and heads up the Food Databanks National Capability. This group manages data on the composition of foods eaten in the UK.
As well as providing the nutritional information for food labelling, this data underpins research at the Quadram Institute, across Europe and beyond into the links between diet and health whilst helping to inform policy to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Paul’s expertise covers a wide range of research into food composition and analysis, food description, quality and food matching, dietary intake assessment, personalised nutrition, nutritional labelling & health claims, reformulation and impact on food intake and health.
Paul also has a broad range of experience in science publishing and is currently editor of the journals Food Chemistry, and Trends in Food Science and Technology and has published over 150 publications on a wide range of topics in food science and nutrition.