Prof Steve Flint

Immediate Past President

Professor Steve Flint is Professor of Food Safety and Microbiology and director of the Food Division of the Institute of Food Nutrition and Human Health at Massey University.

Steve leads a team of post graduate research students studying a variety of food safety and quality issues with an emphasis on understanding biofilm development and control. Approximately half these projects are associated with the dairy industry. Future research will focus on bacterial interactions in biofilms and mechanisms of biofilm dispersion. Steve has more than 100 scientific publications and more than 100 presentations at national and international scientific conferences. He lectures in food safety and microbiology and does consultancy work for food manufacturers.

Steve is a fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology, member of the American Society for Microbiology, member of IAFP and a certified food scientist with the Institute of Food Technology.