Anthony Smith, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Anthony Smith works in the Department of Partnership and Cooperation, at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Anthony studied political science, economics and anthropology at university and has over 20 years of experience as a professional communicator in the public, private and non-profit sectors. He has an eclectic track record of communications management and operational content production involving print and online media, multilingual news copy and public information, audiovisual formats, web and social media channels; on topics ranging from sport, leisure and finance to policy analysis, scientific food safety risk assessment and communication methodologies. His current role at EFSA is risk communication scientist, in which he uses social research insights to develop communications approaches and to contribute to strategic communication planning and operations. Anthony’s research and contributions to EFSA outputs deal with topics on food safety risk communication, communication of scientific uncertainty and, in the future, risk/benefit communication.
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Putting science into context: the future of social science in risk analysis