Lynn J. Frewer is Professor of Food and Society at Newcastle University. Lynn also represents Newcastle on the N8 steering group. Previously she was Professor of Food Safety and Consumer Behaviour at Wageningen University in the Netherlands and Head of Consumer Science at the Institute of Food research at Norwich in the UK. Research interests focus on understanding and measuring societal and individual responses to risks and benefits associated with food, health, sustainability and safety, methodological innovation regarding the application of systematic reviews in the social science, and agrifood governance and associated policy issues, including policy translation of scientific results and foresight. Lynn has had extensive involvement in EU and nationally funded projects, primarily in the area of social science and the (agri) food sector. She has published over 170 refereed journal articles and edited 5 books). She has also been involved in national, international, and European research funding and strategy committees.