Course Developer: Gordon Robertson,
Master of Technology, PhD Food Technology
Professor Gordon Robertson is a food packaging consultant, expert witness, author and
trainer, and an adjunct Professor in the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences at the
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
The 3rd edition of his book FOOD PACKAGING: PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE was published in
November 2012 by CRC Press in the USA.
A food technologist by training, he has a Master of Technology and PhD in food
technology as well as a Management Diploma. He is a Fellow of the International
Academy of Food Science & Technology, and a Fellow of the US Institute of Food
Technologists. In addition he is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Packaging, a
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology, and a Past President
and Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology. From 2010 to
2012 he was a member of the Governing Council of IUFoST (International Union of Food
Science & Technology). He is a member of the editorial boards of several journals.