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Jon Poole is responsible for the overall management of IFST affairs, providing continuity in policy and administration and external representation. He is Company Secretary with responsibility for the charity trust and is top-level point of contact for outside individuals, organisations and government bodies.
Deputy Chief Executive
Jane Emery provides support and coordination for IFST's Education & Careers and Professional Development Committees. She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the office, the Institute's finances, as well as providing support to the Finance Committee.
She provides overall management of the Institute's website and web-based services. She deputises for and supports the Chief Executive and represents IFST at external events.
Membership Development Manager
Erin Taylor ensures the smooth operation of membership. She assists the Membership Accreditation Panel (MAP) with IFST's member recruitment process and also works with the Membership Committee (MC) to optimize it's activities and develop new initiatives. In addition Erin also advises, guides and supports branches and groups in optimising their activities and developing future plans
Technical and Registration Officer
Marjo is concerned with the scientific and technical affairs of the Institute. She provides valuable scientific and technical input to many sections of the Institute and serves as a liaison with the wider scientific community. Marjo ensures that scientific and technical material meets the Institute's high standards and is responsible for generating new and updating existing material. She also plays a key role in the Institute's accreditation activities and is directly involved with membership assessment, continuing professional development, and other registration processes.
Digital Content Editor
Sophia coordinates the Institute's communications and is responsible for commissioning, managing, editing, and disseminating content relating to the web-based version of IFST's respected magazine title – Food Science & Technology. Her role also includes responsibilities relating to content production for the main IFST website.
Delia is responsible for providing support in the following key areas: membership administration, financial administrations, administrative support to the Chief Executive, administration and coordination relating to key events and contributing to the Institute's promotion of food science and technology to schools.
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