Professor Colette Shortt
Johnson & Johnson Fellow, Regulatory Director, Emerging Science & Innovation, J&J Consumer Services EAME Ltd, UK. Colette is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, with post-graduate qualifications in nutrition (MSc, PhD) and business (MBA) from the University of Surrey, UK. Before joining J&J, Colette was Science Director at Yakult UK and held a Research Nutrition position at SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare. Colette has been active in the development of product-related standards (eg,CODEX) and health claim substantiation throughout her career and coordinated one of the first successful disease risk reduction health claim regulatory submissions in Europe while at J&J’s McNeil Nutritionals Ltd. Colette is a Member of the Nutrition Society, Registered Nutritionist, Fellow of the Association for Nutrition, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Visiting Professor to Ulster University. She is Vice President and Board member of the Pharmabiotic Institute and an active Board member of ILSI Europe.