Hans Konrad Biesalski

Professor Dr. Hans Konrad Biesalski, born in 1949, after studying physics went on to study medicine. As a medical nutritionist he has been head of the Institute for Biological Chemistry and Nutrition Sciences at Hohenheim University since 1995 and since 2014 has been the director of the Food Security Centre.

Biesalski has been involved in research into the significance of micronutrients for health and has published numerous textbooks, including the Pocket Atlas of Nutrition.