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 the crop protection industry before joining the trade association world. Prior to joining BSNA, he spent 10 years running a European trade association based in Brussels.

Naomi Brown

Scientific & Regulatory Manager

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Naomi joined BSNA as Scientific and Regulatory Manager in August 2016. She has a First Class Honours degree in Nutritional Sciences and a Master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition. Naomi has worked in nutrition for a number of years, including nutrition lecturing and clinical consulting. Most recently, she was Senior Nutritionist at Yakult UK Ltd. 

Martha Hughes

Scientific & Regulatory Executive

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Martha joined BSNA as Scientific and Regulatory Executive in June 2016. 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.


Gary is General Manager of Abbott’s nutrition business and has had extensive experience within the healthcare industry since 1988.

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.

Phillip Pratt


Phil has been Vice President & Regional General secretary of Danone Europe since July 2017, responsible for Legal & regulatory affairs, compliance, public affairs and communications across all Danone’s business sectors. Prior to this Phil was General Secretary for Danone’s Early Life Nutrition business based in The Netherland. Prior to joining Danone, Phil spent eight years with Kraft Food, joining in 2001 as General Manager, Kraft Foods Egypt and in 2005 was appointed Director of Corporate & Government Affairs for Kraft Foods Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa region based in Vienna.

Mark Pearson


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