Ciarán G. Forde, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
Ciarán Forde is Professor and Chair of the Sensory Science and Eating Behavior group in the Division of Human Nutrition and Health, at Wageningen University and Research. He leads research on how the sensory properties of foods influence calorie selection, eating behaviors and energy intake and metabolism across the life-span. Prof. Forde has published >120 scientific articles and book chapters, and his research has been presented at over 200 national and international meetings. He is an Executive Editor for the journal Appetite, Section Editor in ‘Nutrition Behavior and Food Intake Regulation’ for the European Journal of Nutrition, and an editorial board member for Nutrition Bulletin, Journal of Future Food and Journal of Texture Studies. Before joining Wageningen Prof. Forde has previously spent over 18 years in public and private sector research roles in the UK (GSK), Australia (CSIRO) and Switzerland (Nestlé Research) and Singapore (Clinical Nutrition Research Centre/NUS). He received his BSc (Hons) in Food Chemistry and a PhD in Sensory Science from the Department of Nutrition in University College Cork.
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