Declan O’Brien
Declan O’Brien
Director General
British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA)

Declan has been representing infant nutrition, medical foods, parenteral (intravenous) nutrition and parenteral medicines in the UK since January 2015. He has a background in agriculture and trade associations. He was the Director of the Animal and Plant Health Association, based in Dublin, from 1989-2005. In this role, he represented the Association in the European Crop Protection Asso and International Federation for Animal Health-Europe (IFAH-Europe). In 2005 till 2014 he became the MD of IFAH-Europe, based in Brussels, where he represented the European veterinary medicine sector. Declan has operated at the interface of science and politics throughout this time and works closely with national Governments, Civil Servants, Parliamentarians and Stakeholders.

Declan will join the panel: Turning the tide on childhood obesity.