Jørgen Schlundt, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Jørgen Schlundt has a Veterinary Degree and a PhD in veterinary microbiology. He has worked on environmental and food safety issues in Denmark 1978 - 1999, including 3 years at the Veterinary Research Laboratory in Harare, Zimbabwe.

From 1999 – 2010 he was Director of the Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses, WHO, Geneva, and from 2010 to 2014 he worked as the institute director at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and from 2014-15 as a professor at that University.  

From 2015 Jørgen Schlundt is Professor in Food Science and Technology at the  Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, one of the fastest rising young Universities in the world.

Internationally Jørgen Schlundt has participated in the development of food safety Risk Analysis principles and the initiation of studies to estimate the global burden of foodborne diseases, related to both chemical, microbiological and nutritional issues.

Jørgen Schlundt continues an active, international involvement in his work at NTU focusing on major new initiatives based on the generic principle that sound scientific decision support provides the best background for innovative improvements and sensible solutions. GMI is seen as a potential cornerstone for future decision support at global, national and local level.

23 MAY 2024