Deputy Director of Analysis and Insight, Science
Food Standards Agency
Michelle Patel is the Deputy Director of Analysis and Insight within the Science team at the Food Standards Agency.
With nearly twenty years in Government and a background in communications she remains an endlessly curious scholar of public attitudes and behaviours.
She leads a fine team of over 50 analysts and has access to leading experts and a wide range of research tools to understand how and why people do what they do, and what the future holds when it comes to food.