International Leadership Award

Plaque, $2,000 Honorarium and reimbursement to attend IAFP 2022. Presented to an individual for dedication to the high ideals and objectives of IAFP and for promotion of the mission of the Association in countries outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Sponsored by: Food Safety Net Services (FSNS)
  • 2021 Recipient(s): Terence L. T. Lau

Submit a Nomination

Nominate a worthy colleague for one of our 2022 awards. Award nominations (other than the Black Pearl Award) must be submitted by email as one PDF to awards@foodprotection.org. Mailed copies sent to the IAFP office or to any other email address will not be accepted. For information on Student Travel Awards, visit the Student page. The deadline for all 2022 award nominations is Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

Past Awardees

  • 2020 Norma Heredia
  • 2019 Marcel Zwietering
  • 2018 Roy Biggs
  • 2017 George-John Nychas
  • 2016 Khalid Mohamed Sharif Alawadhi
  • 2015 Jean-Louis Cordier
  • 2014 John Holah
  • 2013 J. Santos Garcia Alvarado
  • 2012 Bernadette Dora Gombossy de Melo Franco
  • 2011 Patricia Desmarchelier
  • 2010 Maria Teresa Destro
  • 2009 Laurentina Pedroso
  • 2008 F. Xavier Malcata
  • 2007 Leon Gorris
  • 2006 Christopher Griffith
  • 2005 Serve Notermans
  • 2004 Martin B. Cole
  • 2003 Alex von Holy
  • 2002 Tom McMeekin