Moira Cockburn is a Food Scientist and brings with her over 20 years of hands-on research and development experience in consumer packaged goods. Currently, she is the Program Coordinator, as well as a Professor within the Culinary Management Nutrition program at George Brown College, Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts. This unique program recognizes the convergence of culinary, nutrition, and food science theory that students will need to be successful as they enter a demanding and dynamic labour market.
Throughout her work at George Brown College, she has been actively involved in college applied research and has led over 15 research projects. Through these initiatives, she engages students, helps connect them with industry, and provides them with first hand and real time experiences.
Prior to George Brown College, Moira was a Product Development Manager at The Food Development Group where she worked with clients to develop and launch new products from concept through to commercialization.
Moira received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Food Science from the University of Guelph.