Professor Warren McNabb was appointed Deputy Director for the Riddet Institute in October 2016. Warren is also a Principal Investigator at the Riddet Institute, Massey University and is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences.
Warren held the position of Research Director at AgResearch from June 2011 until September 2016. He joined AgResearch in 1993 as Senior Research Scientist in the Nutrition and Behaviour Group, promoted to Eminent Research Scientist in 2004, then to General Manager of the Food & Textiles Group in 2009.
His research has focused on nutrigenomics and nutritional epigenetics, and on food-host-microbial interactions and food for human health and wellbeing. Warren has authored more than 200 publications including several book chapters and invited reviews.