Professor Brett Glencross is the Professor of Nutrition at the Institute of Aquaculture at the University of Stirling in Scotland, having joined the Institute in early 2016. Over the past 20 years he has worked in various academic, institutional and industrial roles throughout Australasia, the Middle East and Europe.
Throughout his career he has worked closely with many major international aquaculture feed companies throughout Australia, Asia and Europe. He was one of the former editors of the journal Aquaculture Nutrition from 2008 to 2016. He is also the current Chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Society for Fish Nutrition and Feeding (ISFNF).
His research background spans the development and commercialisation of bioactives for use in feeds, the application of functional feeds for animal health, refining knowledge on bioenergetics, essential amino acid and fatty acid requirements in both fish and shrimp, the use of nutritional modelling strategies and the development and evaluation of novel protein and lipid ingredients in both fish and shrimp. He has Honours and Masters Degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Western Australia and a PhD in Animal Nutrition from the University of Queensland