Dr Bernard Chang
In his role as Project Manager at Food Safety Consortium at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Dr Bernard Chang cultivates relationships with multinational and local food companies, national food authorities and testing centres, and supranational organisations; bringing together collaborative resources and leveraging multi-disciplinary expertise to solve food safety problems.
Bernard has over 20 years’ experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and food industries, with positions in business development, marketing, and alliance management. Bernard received his PhD in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his MBA in New Venture from Queen’s University. Before joining PolyU, Bernard worked at the Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases group at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, providing advice on discovery research directions based on data analytics and Bayesian modelling. Bernard also was with the Massachusetts General Hospital, commercialising inventions that remedy diseases related to the Central Nervous System.