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European Specialist Sports Nutrition Awards


Luca Bucchini

Managing Director of Hylobates Consulting

Luca is Chair of the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance and Managing Director of Hylobates Consulting. He is an expert in food and food supplement law, and a food risk scientist. Luca co-founded the food and cosmetics consultancy Hylobates and his team has registered thousands of sports nutrition products and food supplements across Europe, advising businesses, small and very large, on compliance with EU law.

Luca is also one of the directors of EuroFIR, the European non-profit organization of food composition databases. In recent years, he has been principal scientist on the pre-assessment team on a contract for EFSA, and has participated in several European Commission, and managed the PlantLIBRA project on plant food supplement, which helped start the Belfrit initiative on botanicals.