Prof Lorraine Brennan is a Full Professor of Human Nutrition in UCD. She is at the forefront of nutrition and metabolomics research, running the Nutrition, Biomarkers, and Health research group, obtaining considerable national and European research funding and publishing high-impact peer-reviewed articles. Recent funding successes have included a European Research Council Consolidator Award and US-Ireland tripartite grant. She is involved in a number of European consortia such as FoodBall and SusFood, and was a member of the EU Food2030 expert group that assisted the European Commission with the development of FOOD2030. She has published over 150 research articles and has an active outreach programme engaging with the local community on food and nutrition.