Director, René Crevel Consulting Limited. René Crevel runs a consultancy centred on food allergens and their management, following a career at Unilever’s Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, where he was a Science Leader for Allergy and Immunology. He qualified initially in mammalian physiology at University College London and has postgraduate qualifications in Immunology and Toxicology. At Unilever, he was responsible for advice and guidance on food allergy and allergen risk assessment and management to Unilever Companies, and for leading Unilever’s food allergy research programme. He also represented the company in the major EU food allergy projects Europrevall and iFAAM. He holds appointments at the University of Manchester (UK) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (USA). He also served from 2013 to 2022 on the UK’s Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment. He is Scientific Advisor to ILSI-Europe’s Food Allergy Task Force, which he chaired until 2017. He has authored papers and book chapters on various aspects of food allergy, including risk assessment and management of food allergens.