Ralph is an elected Staff member of the Board. He is a specialist in Food Science and Moral Philosophy and maintains scholarly interests in food quality, safety and food ethics. Before entering academia he gained extensive experience in the food industry in production, product development and quality management, latterly working with at senior management level with one of the UK's largest food businesses. He leads the University College's developments in food, particularly with regard to the development of undergraduate and postgraduate specialist food courses and in work with regional and local food businesses. He acts as a technical adviser to Heart of England Fine Foods and brings industry and the University together on matters of common interest through the operation of the Food Manufacturing Forum.
Academic Department: Food Science and Agri-food Supply Chain Management
Tel: +44 (0)1952 815365
Fax: +44 (0)1952 814783
Office: RFA 106 Regional Food Academy
Research profile: ORCID
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Project income generated since 2005: Approximately £4.373 million for projects relating to food technology, professional course development, knowledge transfer and sustainable food technologies.