Derry Mercer joined Slow Food Aberdeen City and Shire in 2017 and joined the committee later that year.
Derry is a dedicated foodie who loves to eat out and cook at home. He enjoys experimenting with new cuisines and dishes from around the world and tries to reproduce them at home, sometimes even successfully! Derry is enthusiastic about local and seasonal produce and believes that a vibrant and diverse sustainable food economy is vital for the future of the planet.
In real life, Derry is a research scientist working in the field of antimicrobial discovery and development.