Member since 2015; Consultant 2014
Dr. Donaghy is Corporate Food Safety Microbiologist at Nestlé HQ, Switzerland, reporting to the Global Head of Quality. The role primarily concerns operational aspects of food safety microbiology, including hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP), prerequisite programs (PRPs), microbiological specifications and sponsoring of internal R&D projects to underpin microbial food safety. Dr. Donaghy’s previous role was a Senior Food Safety Microbiologist in Nestlé R&D. Prior to joining Nestlé, he worked as Project Leader in Food Safety Microbiology at Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI), N. Ireland, on projects funded by FSA (UK), FSAI, Government, Industry and European Union. He is an author of more than 50 scientific publications, specializing in various foodborne pathogens, risk assessment and molecular diagnostics.