Bobby Krishna T M
Food Studies and Planning Specialist - Food Safety Department,
Bobby Krishna works as the Food Safety Specialist in the Food Safety Department of Dubai Municipality.
Bobby completed his graduation in agricultural sciences from Agra University in 1998 and started his career as a manager in the tea industry. He received his master’s degree in food science and technology from the University of New South Wales in Sydney in 2004 and joined Dubai Municipality in 2005. At Dubai Municipality, he was instrumental in the development of key projects that include the design and development of the Food Code, food borne illness surveillance and investigation systems, and the food manager’s certification program (PIC program). Bobby has also organised and managed several food safety conferences, workshops, scientific meetings, exhibitions and trainings in Dubai, the most popular and significant of them are the ten editions of the Annual Dubai International Food Safety Conference. He has also participated and presented his work at conferences in several countries.
Bobby is a recipient of the NSF International Food Safety Leadership Award as a Trendsetter (2013). He has also received the President’s award from the International Association for Food Protection (2012) and was the Hygiene Champion Award winner in Dubai for the years 2013 and 2014.
Bobby spends his spare time promoting food safety primarily through social media educating people on food safety, food security and nutrition.