Dr Nick Johnson is a Food Safety Microbiologist for Nestlé, at the Nestlé Research Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland. In his role since 2010, he is a project manager and technical expert in the fields of product food safety and spoilage management, risk analysis, thermal and preservation processing, and support to Nestlé R&D, businesses and factories in the acceptance of new products.
Dr. Johnson received his B.Sc. in Applied Biology from Coventry University, UK, and his Ph.D. in Environmental Microbiology from Manchester University, UK. He began his food microbiology career in 2001 as a research scientist at Unilever, U.K., and latterly as product microbiologist at Unilever, The Netherlands, in 2004.