Andrew Cannavan, Head, Food and Environmental Protection Laboratory

Andrew Cannavan is Head of the Food and Environmental Protection Laboratory of the UN’s Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture
Andrew has more than 25 years’ experience working in food safety and quality. He joined IAEA in 2001 and in his current post is involved in the development of analytical methods to support food safety and quality systems, training and technology transfer to IAEA and FAO member countries, coordination and technical management of international research and capacity building projects on food safety and authenticity, and applied research to underpin international guidelines and standards.