SOFHT Summer Lecture & AGM 2022

1 Day Events
16 Jun


Food Safety – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

An exploration of food safety incidents and lessons to learn

The Society’s Board of Directors are delighted to host this industry leading lecture from Alec Kyriakides, Food Safety Consultant (Former Sainsbury’s Head of Quality, Safety & Supplier Performance).

This year’s event will host the Annual General Meeting for the Society and there will be a great opportunity to network before and after the lecture, with the supporting exhibition showcasing our Supporting Company Members products and services, as well as other invited exhibitors.

Alec Kyriakides food safety consultantAlec Kyriakides is a food safety consultant with over 35 years experience in the industry.

Over his 28 years with the retailer Sainsbury’s, Alec managed safety, quality, supplier performance, technical training, serious incidents, customer complaints, analytical assurance and the in-house accredited laboratory. Prior to Sainsbury’s, he worked in food manufacturing including the dairy and brewing industries. He is the co-author of books on the practical control of food borne pathogens including Salmonella, Listeria, C. botulinum, Campylobacter and E. coli. Alec has sat on a number of influential industry and government committees and is currently a Non Executive Board Director of CampdenBRI, a Trustee of the IFST, a Member of the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food and a Visiting Lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast.


14:00 – 16:00  -  Registration & Exhibitions
15:00 – 16:00 - AGM & Board Meeting
16:00 – 17:00 - Lecture with Q&A
17:00 – 19:30 - Canapes & Drinks


Member  -  £65 + VAT
Non Member  -  £99 + VAT
Student – £25 + VAT



Summer lecture kindly sponsored by Diversey






Click here to download the official Summer Lecture & AGM event flyer.

Exhibitor space available, please contact the SOFHT office at