Shephard Gordon

Shephard Gordon was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2015. As a fellow, Shephard Gordon contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

South Africa
Year elected
Chemical Sciences

Prof Shephard has served as consultant and advisor for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF). He has served on the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) and was vice-chair of the 56th meeting. He serves on the editorial board of a number of journals, including Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Mycotoxin Research and Food Additives and Contaminants and is a section editor of the World Mycotoxin Journal. He is General Referee for Mycotoxins at AOAC International and member of the African Experts Committee for Codex Committee on Contaminants. He is vice-president of the International Society for Mycotoxicology (ISM). He has served on various scientific committees for international conferences. Prof Shephard has published widely and is the author or co-author of 211 scientific publications, of which over 160 are on mycotoxin related issues. Recognitions: membership in national and other academies, prizes, awards, etc. ISI certificate as among the top 15 researchers in the field of Agriculture based on citations from papers published and cited 1991 to 2001. (April 2002) First award presented by the World Mycotoxin Forum for services to the Forum in the role of speaker, chair, rapporteur and organizer. (November 2013)