Speakers

Abdullah Alhashmy

Lab Analyst, Food Microbiology at Dubai Municipality


Ahmed Fouad

Food and health officer at Dubai muncipality

mevo_73@hotmail.com

Ali Badarneh

United Nations Industrial Development Officer (UNIDO) at Project Manager, Senior Industry Development Officer

He is a graduate of Birmingham University, UK. He started his career in 1997 as a food safety and quality consultant for a regional consulting firm in the Middle East and then moved in 2001 to work as freelance international expert for many international companies ...
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Amaal Karam

Student at University of Kuwait


Amina Al-Jardani

Lebanon at MOH, Sultanate of Oman

Dr. Amina is the Director of Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL), leading the work of the national reference laboratories. She received her MD degree from Sultan Qaboos University in Oman and joined the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2003 after completing an internal medicine ...
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Amir Naqvi

Regional Marketing Leader at Honeywell Fluorine Products, Middle East, Turkey and Africa

"Business Leader with a 20 years’ work experience of delivering exceptional growth in HGRs (Middle East Turkey Africa, India & Pakistan). Lead the Fluorine Products business in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa (META) region with a team of 10 in Marketing, Sales, product management ...
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Ammar Jairoun

Senior Officer, Consumables Material Inspection at Public Health And Safety Department,Dubai Municipality


Arif Al Marzooqi

Products Conformity Assessment Section Manager at Dubai Central Laboratory, Dubai Municipality

Mr. Arif Husain Al Marzooqi was appointed as Head of Products Conformity Assessment Section in Dubai Central Lab Department (DCLD) of Dubai Municipality effective December 6th, 2015. Graduated from UAE University with Bachelor Degree of Science Major Geology in the year 2000. He joined the ...
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Art Johnstone

NEHA

After spending more than two decades directing non-profit organizations and working for state government (Director of Agricultural Emergency Preparedness, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Chief Operating Officer, Volunteer Florida), in 2008 Art Johnstone formed Grant Partners with the goal of assisting national associations ...
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Bjorn Ostbye

Manager at Project Development, Lulu Group International


Bobby Krishna

Senior Food Safety Specialist at Dubai Municipality


Brian Suggitt

Managing Director at Systemair

Chairman, Eurovent Middle East

Brinton Phillips

HSEQ Director Middle East at Compass Group

Brin is an Executive & HSEQ Director with ADNH Compass and has worked in the Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) & Food Safety profession for over 35 years. Brin has extensive international experience having completed many international assignments across the globe including, reporting at Senior/Leadership level ...
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Brion Edwards

Public Health Analyst at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mr. Brion is currently a Public Health Analyst at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is currently taking education from Georgia University on the degree on Doctor of Philosophy (PH.D.), Health Services and Policy and graduated from Morehouse School of Medicine on the degree ...
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Cambell Mitchell

Quality Assurance Director, at ARASCO Foods


Carl Custer

Owner at Carl S. Custer LLC

Carl Custer is a Food Microbiologist with decades of practical experience. This experience includes the microbiological safety of processed ready-to-eat cooked, dried, fermented, ethnic and traditional meat and poultry products. Carl was employed in USDA FSIS from 1992 to 2007. Those 34 years gave him ...
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David Dyjack

Executive Director & CEO at NEHA

Dave Dyjack is Executive Director & CEO of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), a position he has held since May 2015. Throughout his career Dave has worked in over 50 countries, most recently in the Congo, South Sudan, and post-earthquake Haiti. Under his leadership, ...
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David Tharp

Executive Director at IAFP

"David Tharp serves as Executive Director at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) with offices located in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. David began his association career in 1993 as the Director of Finance and Administration with a promotion to Executive Director taking place in ...
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Donald Sharp

CDC

Donald Sharp is the Deputy Director, Food Safety Office, at the CDC. He has been with the Office since 2002 and has been involved in numerous activities related to assessing and building food safety surveillance and foodborne disease outbreak response capacity at the local, state, ...
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Dr. Aline Dimitri

Deputy Chief Food Safety Officer for Canada and Executive Director, Food Safety Science at Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Dr. Aline Dimitri is the Executive Director of the Food Safety Science Directorate and the Deputy Chief Food Safety Officer at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Dr. Dimitri is responsible for providing science advice, scientific risk intelligence, and overall science direction to inform policy ...
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Dr. Hussein Mansour

Egyptian Food and Drug Authority.

Dr. Hussein Mansour is currently, the first chairman of the National Food Safety Agency that established in Egypt since July 1st, 2017. Dr. Mansour promulgate and embraced the idea of changing food safety systems in Egypt and the establishment of a national authority for food ...
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Dr. Ian Jenson

Program Manager Market Access Science & Technology at Meat & Livestock Australia

Ian Jenson is a microbiologist with wide experience in the food industry research and quality. He has worked with lactic acid bacteria, yeast and pathogens in dairy, bread and meat both in Australia and internationally. He has published over 20 research papers and several book ...
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Dr. James Donarski

Head of Food Authenticity at Fera Science Ltd.

Dr James Donarski is the head of food authenticity at Fera Science Ltd and has worked in this field for over 10 years. He was awarded his PhD in the field of chemistry in 2004 from UMIST university in Manchester, England and subsequently spent two ...
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Dr. Joanna Taylor

Director at TSI

Dr Joanne Taylor (BSc Psychology, PgCert HACCP, PhD HACCP) is a specialist in food safety management and food safety culture. She is currently a Director at Taylor Shannon International (TSI), working on the development and implementation of government food safety management and training programs in ...
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Dr. John Spink

Michigan State University, Food Fraud Initiative

Since 2013 Dr. John Spink is the Director of the Food Fraud Initiative within the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University (USA). Food Fraud Initiative, an interdisciplinary activity focused on detecting and deterring this public health and economic threat. The research focus is ...
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Dr. John Szpylka

Director Scientific Affairs, Chemistry N.A. at Merieux NutriSciences

Dr. John Szpylka is the Scientific Affairs Director, Chemistry N.A. with Mérieux NutriSciences where he manages nutritional analytical method development and is a technical leader for chemistry testing in North America. John is a representative to key scientific organizations and agencies to identify and contribute ...
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Dr. Karen Everstine

Senior Manager, Scientific Affairs at Decernis

Karen is Senior Manager, Scientific Affairs with Decernis, which delivers global risk management solutions for product development, safety and regulatory compliance, and market access. She has fifteen years of food protection experience, most recently focused on supporting the food industry in their efforts to ensure ...
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Dr. Ludger Grunwald

Director Regulatory Affairs Europe at Ecolab Deutschland GmbH, Monheim, Germany

Since 2006 working in several position related to chemicals in food hygiene, as food chemist in the research and development department of Ecolab Europe, with experience on the usage of disinfectants and cleaning agents and microbiological food safety, as Director Regulatory Affairs with experience in ...
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Dr. Moira Dean

Professor at Queen's University of Belfast

Moira Dean is a Professor in Consumer psychology and food security. She has carried out research into consumer food choice, food safety, food fraud, risk perceptions and food supply chain management in the areas of organic food, beef, fish, wholegrain, portion size, healthy shopping, cooking ...
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Dr. Naseem Rafee

Head of Consumer Products Safety Section at Dubai Municipality

Naseem Mohammed Rafee, Section Manager – Consumer Products Safety Acting Director, Health & Safety Department / Dubai Municipality, UAE received: 1. PhD degree in Public Health & Occupational Health from United Emirates University Currently, PhD lecturer in TQM-HBMSU 2. Master degree of Science in Public ...
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Dr. Pamela Byrne

Food Safety Autgority Of Ireland

Dr Byrne holds a PhD in Environmental Toxicology from University College, Cork (UCC); an MSc in Aquatic Resource Management from Kings College, University of London; a BSc in Zoology from UCC and a Higher Diploma in Environmental Law from the University of Aberystwyth in Wales. ...
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Dr. Peter Ben Embarek

International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN), World Health Organization

Peter K. Ben Embarek is currently working with the World Health Organization (WHO) at its Headquarters in managing the WHO International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN). Previously from WHO’s China Office, he was providing policy and technical advice to the government of China on food ...
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Dr. Philippe Loopuyt

Head of Unit Alerts,Traceability and Committees at European Commission

Philippe LOOPUYT is head of the Alerts, Traceability and Committee Unit in DG Health and Food Safety of the European Commission. This unit is in charge of the electronic health certification services (SPS), the management of EU networks dealing with alerts (RASFF and non-compliance) and ...
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Dr. Qasim Al Shamsi

EIAC

Dr. Qasim is currently a Principal Accreditation Officer at Dubai Accreditation Department (DAC) and graduated from University Kebangsaan Malaysis on the degree of Docotor of Philosophy (PhD), Food Science (Production & Marketing).

Dr. Ronald Johnson

bioMerieux

Ronald L. Johnson is the Associate Director of Validation Services for Scientific Affairs in the Industry division of bioMérieux, Inc. Mr. Johnson has over 39 years of combined experience in industrial and clinical diagnostics. He is a graduate of Lindenwood University in Missouri with a ...
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Dr. Ryan Newkirk

US FDA

Dr. Ryan Newkirk is the Senior Advisor for Intentional Adulteration at the U.S. FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Dr. Newkirk’s efforts focus on food defense and economically motivated adulteration/food fraud. Dr. Newkirk is the lead for the Food Safety Modernization Act Intentional ...
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Dr. Samuel Godefroy

Full Professor, Food Risk Analysis & Regulatory Policies at Université Laval

Samuel Godefroy is a Full Professor of Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Policies in the Department of Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada. Samuel is currently leading the development of a Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Excellence Platform ...
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Dr. Shaun Kennedy

Director at The Food System Institute

Shaun Kennedy is Director of The Food System Institute, a food and agriculture system risk management and research organization, and an adjunct Associate Professor of Food Systems in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Prior, Shaun was Associate Professor of ...
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Dr. Steve Gendel

US Pharmacopeia

Dr. Gendel works to ensure the integrity of the food supply system as the Senior Director for Science at the Food Chemicals Codex, which is published by US Pharmacopeia. Previously he was the Food Allergen Coordinator for the US Food and Drug Administration. He has ...
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Dr. Virginie Barrere

Research associate at Université Laval

Dr. Barrere is a research associate at the University Laval in Quebec, Canada. She works in the validation of allergen detection methods and reference material development. She is working on common guidelines for food fraud management in food industry and has developed with partners a ...
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Dr. Yongning Wu

Chinese National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Professor Dr Yongning WU is Chief Scientist of the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA), the Director of NHC Key Laboratory of Food Safety Risk Assessment, head of WHO Collaborating Center of Food Contamination Monitoring (China), fellow of International Academy of Food ...
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Dr. Yousef Alsaadi

ESMA

Dr. Yousef Alsaadi is the First Emirati Certified Food Scientist (CFS) and has a Doctorate Degree in Food Science from Food Science Institute, Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. Currently, he became the Food Policies Section Manager at the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) ...
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Eng. Muna Salmin

Director, Consumer Safety Services at Abu Dhabi Quality and Confirmity Council

Engineer Muna Khamis Salmin heads the department of Consumer safety Services at Abu Dhabi quality and conformity council, She leads and manages a team of professionals that works on the enhancement of the consumer safety, by - Ensuring compliance of consumer products to the safety ...
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Eyad Attari

Director of Regulatory/Scientific Affairs and Nutrition at Fonterra Middle East and Africa

Mr. Eyad is currently working as the Director of Regulatory / Scientific Affairs and Nutrition at Fonterra Middle East and Africa, finished his studies in Kuwait University at the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Chemistry. Mr. Eyad has more than 25 years of ...
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Fabian Bahlmann

General Manager at , Schmitz Cargobull Middle East

Mr. Fabian is currently the General Manager of Schmitz Cargobull Middle East FZE, he graduated from University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen in a German Business Engineering Degree and too his Master of Business Administration at University of Bradford.

Farheen Dhinda; M.Sc.; RD (representing Dr. Wafa Ayesh)

Dubai Helath Authority (DHA)

Ms. Farheen Dhinda is a registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Food Science and Nutrition and a Bachelor’s in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics. She has 7 years of progressive experience in the field of Clinical Nutrition and Research in pediatric epidemiology & nutrition, four ...
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Fatema Fikree

Dubai Municipality

Ms. Fatema is currently a Laboratory Anlayst in Dubai Central Laboratory focusing on Molecular Biologist and Microbiology, she has a Bachelor's Degree on Biotechnology 3.19 from University of Sharjah.

Fatima Abdool

Senior Consumer Products Safety Officer at Dubai Municipality


Ferdi Jeuken

Board member at Holland Pulse Light


Fernando Pérez-Rodríguez

Professor at University of Cordoba

Mr. Fernando Pérez-Rodriguez undertook his degrees in Biological Science and in Food Science and Technology from the University of Córdoba in 1999 and 2002, respectively. He completed his PhD from the University of Córdoba (2007), which dealt with quantitative microbiological risk assessment and cross contamination ...
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Frankie Douglas

Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs at Nutritics

Frankie, a Public Health Nutritionist, is Head of Scientific and Regulatory affairs at Nutritics. In her current role, Frankie supports Food Businesses with compliance with food law through innovative software and systems automation. She previously worked as technical executive in Public Health Nutrition for the ...
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Gary Elliott

Consultant - Trainer - Subject Matter Expert at NEHA

Name: Gary W. Elliott Position: Food Protection Supervisor; Emergency Management & Training Coordinator SCDHEC (Retired) Food Safety, Food Protection, Food Defense, Emergency – Disaster Management, and Infrastructure Protection Consultant (Current) Agency: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (Retired) ​ GWE Consulting (Current) Discipline: ...
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Ghassan Matar

Professor and Chairperson at Department of Experimental Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology Laboratory Director Center for Infectious Diseases Research (CIDR), American University of Beirut

Ghassan M. Matar, MSc., PhD Professor and Chairperson Department of Experimental Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology Laboratory Director Center for Infectious Diseases Research (CIDR) Faculty of Medicine American University of Beirut

Hajer Al Ali

Food Safety Department, Dubai Municipality


Hanan Abdulla

Head Of Unit - Food Item Registration and Label Assessment at Dubai Municipality

Joined Dubai Municipality in 2014 as a food trade officer. Had started working as a border food inspector at Jebel Ali Port, as well as issuing food export health certificates for export shipments. Currently the Head of Food Item Registration and Label Assessment Unit at ...
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Harold Grecia Orona

Conformity/Quality Officer at Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology

Mr. Harold is currently working as a Conformity Officer / Quality Officer at Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology ESMA. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Technology from University of the Philippines in the Visayan Region. He also worked before as a ...
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Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mehairi

Minister of State for Food Security at Ministry of Food Security

Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mehairi was appointed as Minister of State for Food Security following the ‎Cabinet reshuffle of October 2017. Her responsibilities include overseeing the development of ‎necessary infrastructure to achieve food security objectives in line with “UAE Centennial 2071”. ...
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His Excellency Eng. Dawood Al Hajri

Director General at Dubai Municipality

His Excellency Eng. Dawood Al Hajri holds a bachelor’s degree in urban planning and construction technology from the Eastern University, USA in 1993, started his career in Dubai Municipality in the same year as a town planning engineer in the Planning Department. He then held ...
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Jing Tian

China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment


Jing Xiao

China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assedsment


Jozsef Baranyi

Institute of Nutrition, University of Debrecen, Hungary;. Physics Department, Imperial College, London, UK

József Baranyi, PhD, is a Hungarian-British mathematician, who worked for the Institute of Food Research, UK, for 26 years, leading the Computational Microbiology Research Group there. Currently he is a Scientific Advisor at the University of Debrecen, Hungary, and a Visiting Professor at the Physics ...
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Kiran Bidappa

Commercial Manager at Frigo, Gorica


Laura Cazzola

Sr. Business Development Manager, FE/NFC Programs – EMEA at NSF International

Senior Sales and Business Development Manager Food Equipment & Non Food Compound Programs | NSF Bélgica, NSF International With more than 14 years in NSF’s food division, she has proven experience in the certification of food equipment. From Italy, she manages the business development team ...
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Lone Jespersen

Cultivate

“I believe that a food manufacturing firm’s success hinges on the evolution of the individuals within them.” I’ve dedicated the last 15 years of my life to bettering food manufacturing operations and studying how culture affects food safety performance. I’m proud to hold a Ph.D. ...
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M. Andy Morling

UK National Food Crime Unit

Andy began his criminal law enforcement career over 25 years ago investigating indirect tax fraud for HM Customs and Excise in his home town of Ipswich. A few years later he was selected to become a specialist investigator in Customs’ highly respected Investigation Division in ...
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M. Bob Baker

Global Head of Technical Food Safety Development at Mars Incorporated

Mr Robert C. Baker is a microbiologist with more than 30 years’ experience and is currently the Director of Mars Global Food Safety Center and Global Head of Technical Food Safety Development. He is responsible for leading food safety capability building projects including: the design, ...
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M. John Keogh

Chairman at Vietnam Food Integrity Centre

Mr. Keogh is a strategist, advisor and researcher with 30+ years of experience in executive leadership roles as Director, VP and SVP in supply chain management, information technology, management consulting and global supply chain standards. He advises the public and private sectors worldwide. Mr. Keogh ...
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Manpreet Singh

Professor at The University of Georgia

Dr. Manpreet Singh is an Professor and Extension Food Safety Specialist in the Department of Food Science and technology at University of Georgia. He was a member of the faculty at Purdue University Department of Food Science since July 2013 and prior to that in ...
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Margaret Rozman

Nutrition Australia

Margaret is a public health nutritionist and dietitian with over 25 years’ experience in delivering education and public health nutrition initiates in Australia. She has a Masters in Nutrition and dietetics from Deakin University in Australia. She currently works at Nutrition Australia where she is ...
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Mariem Ellouze

Nestle

Ms. Mariem is currently the ICPMF chair and having a background as a Microbiologist from a prestine company, she finsihed a doctorate degree in Microbiology at Agro Paris Tech - Institute of Science and Industries, MBA for Doctor of Enterprise in Ecole National, Masters Innovation ...
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Mark Reader

Group Category Director at Rentokil Initial

Mark Reader joined Rentokil Initial in October 2010 and is the Group Category Director. He leads the Category team with a multi-faceted agenda involving strategy, planning, product portfolio, new solution launch, events, campaigns and best practice across Rentokil Pest Control, Initial Hygiene and Ambius Plants ...
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Mark Tamplin

University of Tasmania, Australia

Mark Tamplin is in the internationally recognised Food Safety Centre at the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture. He is co-founder of the largest on-line food microbiology database, ComBase. He led the formation of a Master in Applied Science-Food Safety specialisation. Mark holds a PhD in Medical ...
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Marwan Nabil Fekri

Dubai Municipality


Mary Labbe

Professor and Chair, Dept of Nutritional Sciences at University of Toronto

Dr. Mary L’Abbé holds a PhD in nutrition from McGill University, and currently a Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, where she leads a research group on Food and Nutrition Policy for Population Health. She developed and has ...
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Masooma Hussain Safar Aljasmi

Senior Clinical Dietitian 3 & Head of Nutrition Department at Al-Jalila Children's Speciality Hospital

Maasoomah is currently the head of Clinical Nutrition Section Al Jalila Children’s hospital since 2015, she has been practicing as a Clinical dietitian for over 15 years, with a well-rounded experience in nutrition counseling for metabolic disorders, child obesity and critical cases in the intensive ...
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Michela Gallo

Head of Food Contact Service Line at TÜV SÜD


Mohamed Mohamady

Training Manager at Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

Currently the Training Manager and Business Excellence Assessor at the Productivity and Quality Institute- Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt. He established the department of food safety and quality department since 2004, Mohamed oversees all the training, consultancy and auditing services related to the ...
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Mr. Sultan Al Taher

Head of Food Inspection Section at Dubai Municipality

Sultan Ali Al Taher has been working at Dubai Municipality at Food Control Department since April 1999. Previously, he worked as Food Inspector from April 1999 until Sep 2002, and then moved to serving as the Food Health Officer supervising group of Inspector until April ...
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Mr. Vincent Doumeizel

Vice President - Food, Beverage & Sustainability at Lloyd's Register

Vincent Doumeizel is the Vice President Food & Sustainability at Lloyd's Register (Group & Foundation) at Lloyd's Register, UK. Following a degree in economics, Vincent worked for the French government in Africa on a number of agriculture projects; he also carried out humanitarian work in ...
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Mr. Zhang Jianbo

Director of Division II of Food Safety Standard at Chinese National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment


Ms. Karen Gussow

Food fraud expert at NVWA-IOD (NL)

Karen Gussow is coordinating investigator at the Dutch unit for criminal investigations (NVWA-IOD). The NVWA-IOD has extensive investigative powers and is positioned as part of the food inspectorate: the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority. She has 13 years’ experience in various regulatory enforcement ...
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Ms. Lystra Antoine

CEO at Global Food Safety Partnership

Dedicated to results-driven strategies to improve the human condition through safe, reliable and sustainable food systems, Lystra joined the GFSP as its CEO in August 2016. Her top three priorities are to: (1) focus the GFSP to achieve its strategic objectives; (2) expand the awareness ...
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Ms. Lyu Hanyang

Division I of Food Safety Standard at Chinese National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment


Ms. Monique Pellegrino

Vice President Danone Food Safety Center at Danone

After a first professional experience of research in Molecular Biology at the USDA of Berkeley in California, she joined Coca-Cola Company in 1992 where she successively led Quality & Environment and Process Operations. In 1998, she entered Lesaffre Group as Quality, Environment & regulatory affairs ...
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Mutamed Ayyash

Assistant Professor of Food Science at United Arab Emirates University

Dr. Ayyash is an Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology and Safety in Food Science Department at UAE University. He teaches several undergraduate and postgraduate courses in food science. Dr. Ayyash also leads the research group in food microbiology area and coordinates the master program of ...
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Ning Li

Deputy Director General at China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment


Noura Al Shamsi

Chairperson Of DIFSC at Dubai Municipality


Odelon Reyes

Technical Service Manager at Rentokil & National Pest Control, UAE


Paavani Raag

Accessibility Consultancy

A specialized accessibility consultant, with vast experience in research, consultation and strategic project management for government entities and tourism boards, on the subject of: 'developing equal and sustainable accessibility for the disabled/POD around the world'. ( The USA, Europe, India, & Australia. ) Graduating from ...
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Panagiotis Skandamis

Assistant Professor in Food Microbiology and Hygiene at Agricultural University of Athens

Panagiotis Skandamis is Associate Professor of Food Microbiology and Food Hygiene in the Agricultural University of Athens and member of the Panel of Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ) of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). He received his Bachelor Degree on Food Science & Technology and a ...
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Paul De Kleijn

Pulsed Light Power BV


Peter Gerner-Smidt

Branch chief at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MD, DMSc. with a specialty in clinical microbiology. He received his MD from University of Aarhus, Denmark and his DMSc. from University of Copenhagen, Denmark, his research topic being the taxonomy and epidemiology of Acinetobacter, a nosocomial pathogen. He held the position of Head of ...
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Raed Mohammed Al Marzooqi

Director OHS Section

Engr. Raed finished his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at Ohio State University in May 1998 and earned his Masters in Environmental Science at United Arab Emirates University on March 2004. He then pursued his Executive Diploma in Public Administration along the Sheikh Mohammed ...
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Rafiq Alkhatib

Managing director at RMK the Experts


Rajesh Kumar

MOH OMAN

He is a microbiologist with a specialty in molecular bacteriology. He received his PhD degree (Microbiology) in 2009 from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. He held a Senior Scientist position at the National reference laboratory of Dr. Lal Path ...
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Rance Baker

NEHA (http://www.neha.org/)

Rance Baker is the director of Entrepreneurial Zone, at the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) with headquarters in Denver, CO. He oversees and leads the teams in researching, developing and delivering education and training for both industry and the regulatory community in food safety and ...
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Renata Clarke

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN

Renata holds a BSc in Chemistry from the University of the West Indies and a PhD in Food Science and Technology from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. For the last 20 years she has worked for FAO where she is Head of Food Safety ...
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Ruth L. Petran

VP RD &E Food Safety and Public Health at Ecolab

Ruth Petran is Vice President, Food Safety and Public Health at Ecolab Inc., a Fortune 500 company that provides cleaning, food safety and health protection products and services to customers in more than 160 countries and employs more than 41,000 associates worldwide. In her current ...
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Saji Vasudevan

Corporate Business Optimization Manager at Abudhabi Health Services Company - SEHA

Saji Vasudevan is a Finance Professional with more than 19 Years’ experience in diverse industries. He holds a professional Chartered Accountancy degree and an intermediate degree in Cost Accounting. Saji has worked in the fields of financial reporting, auditing, feasibility studies, valuations, budgeting, cost accounting ...
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Sami Alotaibi

Emergency Strategies Dep. Manager at Saudi Food and Drug Authority

Started career with King Faisal Specialized hospital & research center in 2005 and in 2009 , joined Saudi Food and Drug Authority as microbiologist then become Head of emergency strategies department in food sector. The main responsibilities are including managing food recall incidents and alerts. ...
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Santiago Ezcurra Mendaro

Media Production Specialist at National Environmental Health Association

Mr. Santiago is currently the Media Production Specialist in National Environmental Health Association graduated from Universidad de Alicante in the Bachelor's Degree of Advertisement and Public Relationships.

Sean Baker

Managing Director at Rentokil & National Pest Control, UAE

Sean Baker joined National Pest Control UAE over 20 years ago as part of the founding team in sales. From humble beginnings, he quickly advanced into management and is now the managing director. During this time the firm has grown and provides a modern and ...
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Surendar Balakrishnan

Co-Founder & Editorial Director at CPI Industry

Mr. Surenadar is the Co-Founder & Editorial Director, CPI Industry (publishers of Climate Control Middle East magazine) having a MS degree of Journalism at The University of Kansas.

Wendy Lauer

Bio-Rad

Wendy Lauer is Tactical Marketing Manager for the Food Science Division of Bio-Rad Laboratories. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Stockon University where she studied the impact of a geothermal heat pump system on environmental microflora. She worked for 3 years ...
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Yassen Alfoteih

Assistant Professor at Canadian University Dubai

Dr. Alfoteih holds a PhD in Environmental Biology from the Faculty of Agricultural Science from University of Hohenheim, Germany, (QS 2018, 34 in the world). He did his post-doctoral research in epidemiology at Newcastle University, Institute of cellular and medical sciences, The UK. He also ...
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Yvan Le marc

Adria

Dr. Yvan Le Marc is currently a Mathematical modeller at ADRIA Developpement, he finshed three degrees in University of Rennes II namely DESS, Computation and Applied Mathematics, Maitrise Mathematics and Computer Science and a Master's Degree in Mathematics.

王君

Director of Division I of Food Safety Standard at Chinese National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment