Scientific Board /

Prof. Ian Rowland - Chair

Emeritus Professor, Reading University. Chair of the Board (2013), member since 2004.

United Kingdom


Prof. Ian Rowland is the Emeritus Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Reading. Prior to joining the University of Reading in 2007 as the Hugh Sinclair Professor of Human Nutrition, he was head of nutrition at Ulster University. He holds a BSc and PhD in Microbiology from University College London and an honorary doctorate from Gent University for work on nutrition and cancer. His main research area is the impact of plant-based eating and phytochemicals on health, particularly cancer and cardiovascular disease.

ResearchGate profile

"Alpro Foundation research funding has advanced the science base for impact of plant-based eating on human health, environmental sustainability and consumer behavioural change."