Dr. Yakindra Timilsena

(Melbourne, Victoria)

Dr Yakindra Prasad Timilsena is a food research scientist with a PhD in Food Science from RMIT University. He also holds Masters in Food and Bioprocess Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology Thailand and Bachelors of Food Technology from Tribhuvan University Nepal. He has more than 20 years of experience in food safety, quality assurance, product development and technical writing & editing. Dr Timilsena is trainer and consultant with extensive food industry experience as an auditor. He educates on current and relevant topics and provides insight to the entire food industry for ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, SQF, BRC, Food Defense, HACCP, Seafood HACCP as well as other areas of food safety and regulatory compliance.

Dr Timilsena has authored more than 20 journal articles, 2 books, 3 book chapters and several other technical reports and review articles. He also serves as a scientific expert reviewer for various journals including Food Research International, Food Hydrocolloids, LWT, Drying Technology and Journal of Food Science and Technology. Dr Timilsena’s research focus is in lipid chemistry, nutraceuticals and food safety.

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