Dr. Gerald Moy

Formerly, Manager, GEMS/Food, Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses
World Health Organization

In 1976 Gerald Moy, who holds a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry, joined the Bureau of Foods of US Food and Drug Administration. In 1987 he was appointed the Regional Adviser for Food Safety for the World Health Organization based in Kuala Lumpur. In 1991, he transferred to WHO Headquarters in Geneva to manage GEMS/Food, which assesses exposure to chemicals in food and worked closely with JECFA, JMPR and the Codex Alimentarius Commission. Since his retirement in 2008, he has been active in the International Union of Food Science and Technology and in 2018 was elected to its Board of Directors.