Speakers

  • Zoran Gavric, Netherlands I Congress Chair

    Zoran Gavric, Netherlands I Congress Chair

    Based on his experience from the industry and in particular SME manufacturers and importers of Food Supplements, Zoran Gavrić identified a clear need for clarification and additional guidance in specific important areas, risk assessment of food ingredients and finished products, borderline cases between food supplements and pharmaceuticals, scientific claim support and substantiation, etc. 
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  • Jennifer Alfrey, USA

    Jennifer Alfrey, USA

    Jennifer Alfrey is a successful product innovation and quality-focused executive with over 20 years experience in the supplement, health and wellness industry. She has developed and brought to market over 100 unique products as dietary supplements, food bars, functional beverages and personal care products. 
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  • Patrick Coppens, Belgium

    Patrick Coppens, Belgium

    Food Supplements Europe has been created in 2013 to represent the interests of the European food supplement sector. Its membership includes national associations and companies committed to ensuring that future EU legislation and policy reflects the important role that this sector plays in the health of consumers.
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  • Lorène Courrège, Belgium

    Lorène Courrège, Belgium

    Food Supplements Europe has been created in 2013 to represent the interests of the European food supplement sector. Its membership includes national associations and companies committed to ensuring that future EU legislation and policy reflects the important role that this sector plays in the health of consumers.
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  • Dominique de Clock, Belgium

    Dominique de Clock, Belgium

    Dominique de Clock is an engineer in bio-chemistry. She works for the food supplements and cosmetics department at the Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment since 2008. She is responsible for the notification files of the French-speaking part of Belgium and for the Belgian legislation on other substances in food supplements. Dominique deals with the technical aspects of the notification portal FoodSup. 
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  • Lisanne Geboers, The Netherlands

    Lisanne Geboers, The Netherlands

    During my master I did an internship at the Pharmacovigilance Centre Lareb where the aim of my research was how vigilance could contribute to the protection of consumers from adverse reaction of health-enhancing products. One solution brought up by other countries was ‘nutrivigilance: a scheme to improve consumer safety by rapidly identifying any possible adverse effects related to the consumption of food (supplements).
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  • Renato Iguera, Italy

    Renato Iguera, Italy

    30 years of experience in herbal drugs and their active principles for use in the pharmaceutical, health-food and personal care industries.
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  • Sam Jennings, UK

    Sam Jennings, UK

    Sam Jennings is a Director of Berry Ottaway & Associates Ltd in the UK, providing scientific, technical and UK/EU regulatory support to the food industry, specialising in food supplements and functional foods. Since 2006, Sam has been Technical Adviser to the Council for Responsible Nutrition UK (CRN UK), offering technical and regulatory support and advice to the CRN UK membership, to regulators and to other stakeholders. 
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  • Alwine Kardinaal, The Netherlands

    Alwine Kardinaal, The Netherlands

    What we eat affects our health, whether directly or by influencing our gut bacteria. I believe that a healthy diet can help us add years to our life, but maybe more importantly, also life to our years! We know there is no easy recipe that works for everyone and the effects in healthy people may be small, but can have large consequences in the long run.
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  • Gert Krabichler, Germany

    Gert Krabichler, Germany

    Dr. Gert Krabichler holds a Diploma (MSc.) in Biology, a Diploma in Physics (MSc.), and a PhD in Physical Chemistry.
    After 7 years in the diagnostic industry, he joined Roche’s Vitamins Division as Head Reg. Aff. and Scient. Communication for CEE, representing Roche in national and European industry associations. 
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  • Kamal Morsali, Belgium

    Kamal Morsali, Belgium

    Kamal is Regulatory affairs supervisor at Herbalife Nutrition. As part of his responsibilities, he is in contact with country authorities, takes part in operations groups within Herbalife Nutrition and trade associations working groups.
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  • Klaus Riediger, Austria

    Klaus Riediger, Austria

    Klaus Riediger studied Chemistry at the Technical University of Graz and finished as Graduated Engineer (Dipl.Ing.) with focus in Food Chemistry.
    Klaus Riediger is senior expert at the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) and works since 2002 within the official food control in the field of novel foods, food supplements and foods of plant origin at the AGES Institute for Food Safety in Vienna.
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  • Lukas Vaclavik, UK

    Lukas Vaclavik, UK

    Lukas Vaclavik is a technical manager for contaminant and residue analysis at Eurofins Food Integrity & Innovation (EFII).  He is responsible for coordinating and performing complex method development projects, identifying and solving technical problems, and developing new strategies for new ventures in EFII.  
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