Cecil H McMurray was also included on the business/ marketing category on the top 100 list.
McMurray is currently md of SciTec Consulting. He was honoured for his consultancy work for the European Commission, the World Bank and the governments’ Ministries of Agriculture.
He was identified as having played a key role in the UK government’s response to mad cow disease in the 1990s. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Food Science and Technology.
McMurray said: “My challenge as a scientist has always been to try and do my best in making the right decisions and make sure the science I was involved in contributed as much as possible to the betterment of society. I have had the privilege over the years of working with many dedicated scientists, who in their turn were completely committed to the tasks at hand, making our society a better and safer place to live.”