Dr. Annamaria Bruno

Dr. Annamaria Bruno has been working as Senior Food Standards Officer in the Codex Secretariat at FAO Headquarters in Rome (Italy) until April 2018 when she retired from FAO.

In the Codex Secretariat Dr. Bruno has been responsible for the overall work on standards development and for the work of several Codex Committees, including the Committees on Food Additives, Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods, Milk and Milk Products, Fats and Oils, the Task Forces on Antimicrobial Resistance and on Animal Feeding and the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Asia and for the North America and South West Pacific.

Dr. Bruno holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine and post-graduate degree in Food Control from the University of Torino (Italy) and in Aquaculture from the Istituto Zooprofilatico del Piemonte, Ligurua e Valle d’Aosta.

Before joining the Codex Secretariat, Dr. Bruno has been working with the Food Quality and Standards Service of FAO in Rome and in the Sub-regional office for the Pacific Islands. She first joined FAO from 1984 to 1987 in a regional aquaculture project based in Tunisia and from 1992 to 1995 as Programme Officer in Lao PDR. Prior to joining FAO, she has worked with the Italian Ministries of Foreign Affairs and of Health.