Global Director - Microbiology, Food Safety & Toxicology
Roy Kirby is Director of Global Food Safety for Mondelēz International. He is a member of Mondelez International’s Global Quality leadership team and a Board Member of the Global Food Safety Initiative.
Prior to joining Mondelez, Roy was a member of the European Food Safety Authorities Executive Office responsible for Quality Management.
Throughout his 30 year career, Roy has worked in roles spanning academia, public service and industry but always focused on consumer safety.
Roy completed his B.Sc. in Microbiology at the University of Surrey and his PhD in the Survival of Salmonella during Chocolate Mass production at the University of Reading and has subsequently published over 30 articles in peer reviewed Journals. Outside of work, Roy is married with 3 children and has many hobbies, with wine tasting being the principle one.