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Tim McLachlan

Tim McLachlan

Chief Executive, IFST
Tim’s prime role is to provide leadership and direction for the executive team of IFST and to work closely with the Board to develop IFST’s strategy. Tim is responsible for external relations with many of our key supporters and collaborators. In addition, he oversees IFST’s publications, especially the International Journal of Food Science & Technology. Tim’s career in the voluntary sector includes over 14 years leading and developing national charities in allergy, health and social care, Olympic Legacy and social exclusion. Tim holds both an MBA focussing on the voluntary sector and a BSc in medicinal chemistry. Prior to joining IFST Tim led the rapid growth of the Natasha Allergy Research Foundation from start-up to national high-profile charity. This included the UK-wide implementation of Natasha’s Law and defining and funding the pioneering Natasha Clinical Trial. Before that, Tim was National Director of Services for Alzheimer’s Society across the UK.

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