Scientific Advisory Committee
The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Periodic Table of Food Initiative (PTFI) is an independent expert body, established to provide strategic guidance on PTFI’S overall direction, quality of science and its applications. SAC is accountable to, and appointed by the Funders Consortium Board (FCB). The SAC has a Chair appointed by the FCB, 6-8 members and one ex-officio member, the Technology Lead of PTFI. The membership consists of internationally recognized scientists in the fields of analytical chemistry, nutrition, public health, agriculture, genomics, data science and plant and animal diversity. PTFI will strive for balanced membership in terms of disciplinary mix, gender and geographic diversity. Members are appointed for three years with possible reappointment for an additional period of up to two years to ensure a staggered rotation of members and continuity of institutional knowledge.