Who’s Who

Who’s Who


Declan O' Brien

Director General

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Director General of BSNA since January 2015, Declan studied agricultural science and worked as an agricultural advisor in a co-op and then in the crop protection industry before joining the trade association world. Prior to joining BSNA, he spent 10 years running a European Veterinary Medicine trade association based in Brussels.

Catherine Hodgson

Public Affairs Manager

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Cath joined BSNA as Public Affairs Manager in February 2019.  Cath has eighteen years' experience in policy, communications and public affairs, having worked in Parliament, a health charity, local government and most recently at a health and social care consultancy. 

Martha Jackson

Medical Nutrition Manager

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Martha joined BSNA as Scientific and Regulatory Executive in June 2016, and has since been promoted to Medical Nutrition Manager in October 2019. She has a BSc degree in Nutrition from the University of Surrey, and has previously worked for the Programme Development team at Weight Watchers and for the Medical Research Council (Human Nutrition Research) in Cambridge, where her role included working on the National Diet and Nutrition Survey.

Stephanie Adams

Executive Assistant

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Stephanie has worked at BSNA for a number of years, dealing with the administration side of the business.

Amber Knight

Scientific & Regulatory Executive

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Amber joined BSNA as the Scientific and Regulatory Executive in September 2019. She has a Bachelor of Nutrition Science from Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia. Amber has previously worked in product development and guidance in the food manufacturing industry.


Niamh is Managing Director of Fresenius Kabi UK. Previously, she was Sales & Marketing Director of Fresenius Kabi UK and Business Operations Director for Fresenius Kabi UK, Ireland and South Africa. She has an MSc in Human Nutrition and Dietetics and is a graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland. She has worked in the specialist nutrition industry for 20+ years.

Roger Clarke



Roger was educated at Cambridge University, and has held a variety of positions within influential trade organisations. Roger was Director General of the BSNA from June 2004 until March 2015 before becoming Chairman. He has been a member of the operating board of Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) since its creation, and was elected its first President to serve for a 3 year period from July 2013.

Philipp von Jagow


George Mountrichas


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