David Hunt

Business Development Manager, Management

Dr David Hunt (BSc, PhD) joined FHI in 2021 after having spent a decade working across academic research sectors such as biotechnology, medical science and food technology. He earned a BSc in plant science and a PhD in plant biotechnology, both from University College Dublin. Prior to joining the management team at FHI, David worked as lead researcher and project manager on an FHI-funded research project in collaboration with a globally-recognised manufacturer of food ingredients. He has a passion for new technologies and loves to be involved in the development of new innovations which solve real-world problems. His role in FHI involves liaising with FHI members to source funding for new research projects and also to introduce new members to the FHI community.