PEREZ CUETOF.J. Armando Perez-Cueto is Associate Professor of Public Health Nutrition at Aalborg Universitet’s Campus in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has been visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Food and Nutrition Sciences (FCNAUP) of Porto University yearly since 2011. During his career he was part of several EU Funded projects, namely, DAFNE (Data Food Networking), EATWELL, Q-PorkChains, ProSafeBeef. Currently, he is Work Package leader of the VeggiEAT Project (IAPP-Marie Curie/EU grant agreement # 612326), member of the Sino-Nordic Network Food4Growth (Nordic Council of Ministers), and principal investigator of the Danish-Brazilian Network ELIGEBIEN (Danish Ministry of Education and Innovation Funds).

Originally a Food Engineer from UNIVALLE, Bolivia, he received his postgraduate qualifications from Ghent University, namely a PhD in Applied Biological Sciences, a MSc in Rural Development Economics, and a Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition. He has consolidated a multi-disciplinary research approach around different aspects of food and health, including postdoctoral work combining nutrition and consumer research. Presently, the focus of his research is on the role that choice architecture (nudging) could play in Public Health Nutrition.

He is author of 46 original articles, co-editor of 1 book, and member of the Editorial Boards of Nutricion Hospitalaria (Comité Editorial Iberoamericano), Revista Chilena de Nutrición and Perspectives in Public Health. He enjoys sharing conversations and interchange of ideas with young researchers and students.


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