Leslie Lampitt

Leslie Herbert Lampitt (1887-1957) held many offices in the Society, including the World Presidency from 1946-1948 and Treasurer.

Leslie LampittA brewing specialist, Lampitt created what in many ways were the world's first specialist food laboratories. He was instrumental in helping J Lyons and Co to integrate experimental research with product development and analysis, and helped found SCI's Food Group.

Lampitt was a founder member of the Food Group, and the Lampitt Medal was initially funded by subscriptions from staff and suppliers to J Lyons and Co, to honour his contribution to SCI.

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