Garry Wainscott is Australia’s Leading Independent Infant Nutrition Specialist, Garry’s involvement with infant nutrition began in 1967 when he lobbied the dairy industry and the Department of Agriculture in New Zealand to be permitted to remove the saturated fats from cow milk and replace them with vegetable oils to initiate infant formula manufacturing in that country. Working with three regional paediatric groups in Sri Lanka and organising analytical services in the Nutrition Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, he enabled the first Sri Lankan breast milk studies in the 1990s.
Whilst domiciled in Singapore, Garry held multi-year tenures as president of the Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (SAPI) and chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS). In 1983 he founded the Singapore Nutrition and Dietetics Association (SNDA).
From 2003 to 2006, Garry lectured on various infant nutrition topics to paediatricians at various venues in Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Philippines, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. He was a guest speaker at the 2005 obstetrics & Gynaecology of Singapore Congress and a guest speaker at the 2006 Obstetrical & Gynaecology Society of Malaysia Congress.
Garry graduated from Deakin University, Australia: Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition and Master of Health Science (Human Nutrition).