Stephen Daniells is the Editor-in-Chief, North and South America of William Reed Business Media, which includes the market-leading publications NutraIngredients-USA and FoodNavigator-USA. Stephen obtained a PhD in chemistry from the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, and held post-doctoral research positions in The Netherlands and France before taking the leap into journalism in 2005. In 2015, he received the American Herbal Products Association’s Special Award for Journalistic Excellence. He has presented at numerous industry and association events, including conferences organized by the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) and the International Scientific Association for Prebiotics & Probiotics (ISAPP), as well as the prestigious Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals. Stephen also acts as the editorial consultant and chair of William Reed’s Probiota Americas event. He lives in Chicago.