Mr Martin Devaney is a Culinary Training Officer in the award winning Academy Restaurant within the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management. He started his career with Trust Houses Forte in 1976 and successfully completed a four-year apprenticeship with the company, acquiring a range of City and Guilds qualifications in both the kitchen and larder and pastry and confectionary.Following Martin’s apprenticeship, he worked in several 5 Star Hotels and 2 Star Michelin Restaurants throughout Europe and South Africa. In 1992, he started work in education at the Northern Ireland Hotel and Catering College, Portrush, and acquired a range of qualifications culminating in a BSc (Hons) Food Technology at Loughry College in 2006. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.Martin has extensive expertise in the development of innovative food ideas for industry. In partnership with other faculties, he has delivered ten Fusion food-based projects. In addition, Martin has worked on two Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and a range of food based studies in conjunction with the School of Biomedical Science which has led to the publication of several journal-based articles.
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):