[31 August/Riddet Institute]

The Riddet Institute appointed Jeremy Hill as an Adjunct Professor at Massey University to recognise his achievements in the dairy science and technology areas, and his leadership qualities. Riddet Institute Director, Harjinder Singh, said Mr Hill would mentor the food science leaders of tomorrow. He added Mr Hill brought a wealth of knowledge from his extensive career, and was passionate about the critical role sustainable nutrition played in society. He also recognised the opportunity for New Zealand to take a leading role in solving some of the world’s significant challenges. He noted the role was awarded to distinguished members of the community that demonstrated excellence, achievement, and leadership capacity. Mr Hill said he was honoured to receive the professorship and opportunity to work with talented scientists to further the role of the Riddet Institute as a global leader in sustainable nutrition.