Paul Moughan holds the position of Distinguished Professor at Massey University, New Zealand and is Director of the Riddet Institute, a National Centre of Research Excellence in food and nutritional sciences. His research has encompassed the fields of human and animal nutrition, food chemistry, functional foods, mammalian growth biology and digestive physiology. He has published in excess of 450 scientific works. In 1995 he was awarded Doctor of Science and in 1997 was awarded a Personal Chair at Massey University and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, England. In 2011 he was appointed Chair of the FAO Expert Consultation to review recommendations on the characterisation of dietary protein quality in humans, and is a member of a number of influential international groups addressing sustainable food production. He has received numerous prestigious international awards for his work, including the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Science Prize in 2012. In 2014 he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Guelph, Canada. Professor Moughan sits on a several editorial boards for scientific journals and is an adviser to the international food industry.