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Prof. Terence L. T. Lau

Interim Associate Vice President (Innovation and Technology Development), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
Convener, Food Safety Consortium  [IAFP Hong Kong Affiliate]
Chairman, Organizing Committee of APFSIC 2021
Founding Chairman, DISH Global Centre for Food Safety and Quality

Prof. Yuk-lam Lo

Chairman, Advisory Council on Food and Environmental Hygiene,
Food and Health Bureau, The Government of HKSAR
Honorary President, Hong Kong Food Safety Association

Dr. Roger L. Cook

President, International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)
Principal Adviser (Strategic Science and Risk Assessment), New Zealand Food Safety,
New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries

Prof. Junshi Chen

Senior Research Professor and Chief Adviser
China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Frank Yiannas

Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response
U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Tom Heilandt

Secretary, FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission

Dr. Edwin Lok kin Tsui

Controller, Centre for Food Safety
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Dr. Hirofumi Kugita

Regional Representative
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
Regional Representation for Asia and the Pacific

Dr. Maho Urabe

Regional Veterinary Officer
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) 
Regional Representation for Asia and the Pacific

Pham Viet Anh

Technical Key Account Manager Vietnam

Dr. Krishna Kumar Ballamoole

Assistant Professor
Nitte University Centre for Science Education & Research

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Timothy Barkham

Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

National University of Singapore

Nicholas Brooke

ABAC Principal Advisor to APEC Policy Partnership on Science Technology and Innovation (PPSTI)

Dr. Elmé Coetzer-Boersma

Managing Director, GLOBALG.A.P.

Prof. Jiannong Cao

Chair Professor of Distributed and Mobile Computing
Department of Computing, PolyU

Dr. Michelle Qiu Carter

Research Microbiologist
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Prof. Francesco Capozzi

Full Professor Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Head of Interdepartmental Centre for Industrial Agrofood Research
University of Bologna

Dr. Bernard Chang

Senior Project Fellow
Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology

Prof. Chia-Yang Chen

Professor and Director, Institute of Food Safety and Health
National Taiwan University

Lie Chen

Staff Product Manager, AI Center,
DAMO Academy, Alibaba

Dr. Si Chen

Associate Researcher, Division of Risk Communication,
China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA)

Dr. Yi Chen

Research Microbiologist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Prof. Dr. Ying Chen

Vice President
Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine (CAIQ)

Dr Martin Danaher

Principal Researcher Officer, Food Safety Department, 
Teagasc Food Research Centre

Prof. Christopher Elliott

Professor of Food Safety
Founder, Institute for Global Food Security, Queens University Belfast

Prof. Jeffrey Farber

Adjunct Professor, Department of Food Science, University of Guelph
Past President, IAFP

Dr. Roy Fenoff

Assistant Professor, The Citadel and Michigan State University’s Food Fraud Initiative

Dr. Tong-Jen Fu

Research Chemical Engineer
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Mario Gadanho

Senior R&D Scientist  
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Hugo Gutierrez

Global Food Safety and Quality Officer
Kerry Group

Prof. Rene S. Hendriksen

Professor of Division for Global Surveillance
Head of Research Group for Global Capacity Building
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Dr. Alice Ho

Senior Technical Manager
Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited

Cindy Jiang

Senior Director
Global Food Safety Risk Management
Global Supply Chain, McDonald’s Corporation

Karen Jiang

Assistant Director, Innovation and Technology Development Office

Dr. Tim Jackson

Vice President Food Safety, Regulatory and Social Compliance
Driscoll’s of the Americas

Prof. Håkan Jönsson

Associate professor, Department of Food Technology, Engineering and Nutrition
Lund University 
Chairman, DISH Global Centre for Food Safety and Quality

Dr. Audrey Kreske

Director, Global Food Safety
Restaurant Brands International

Inna Korotenina

Director of Quality Assurance
McDonald’s Corporation

Prof. Shige Koseki

Professor of Food and Agricultural Process Engineering, Research Faculty of Agriculture
Hokkaido University

Nelly Lam

Senior Manager
Innovation and Technology Development Office, PolyU
Food Safety Consortium
DISH Global Centre for Food Safety and Quality

Alex Lau

Solutions Architect, Cloud Platform, Oracle HK/TW

Prof. Retsef Levi

J. Spencer Standish (1945) Professor of Operations Management
MIT Sloan School of Management

Dr. C. B. Alvin Lee

Director, Center for Processing Innovation
Associate Professor of Food Science and Nutrition
Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)
Illinois Institute of Technology, Moffett Campus

Dr. Ka-sing Leung

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, PolyU

Zengxin Scott Li

Senior Manager for Global Food Safety and Microbiology, Rich Product

Prof. Xiumei Liu

Chief scientist and professor of the National Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety,
Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr. Hung Nguyen

Co-Leader, Animal and Human Health Program
Flagship Leader Food Safety, A4NH
International Livestock Research Institute

Thanh Nguyen

Vice President – Quality, Health, Safety & Environment APMEA,
Kerry Group

Deon Mahoney

Head of Food Safety, 
Produce Marketing Association Australia-New Zealand Limited (PMA A-NZ)

Dr. Tania A. Martinez

Regulatory Director - Vice President
Demos Global Group, Inc.

Dr. Petter Olsen

Senior Scientist

Ruby O

Director of Environmental, Social and Governance
Wynn Macau | Wynn Palace

Prof. Lorenzo Pastrana

Chair of the Research Office and Group Leader of the Food Processing Group
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory

Dr. Ruth L. Petran, CFS

Ruth Petran Consulting, LLC

Yves Rey

Independent Senior Advisor to Industry Leaders,
Former Danone Corporate General Manager
GFSI Chairman

Prof. Saskia van Ruth

Professor, Food Authenticity,
Wageningen University and Research

Dr. Andrew Roberts

Risk Communication and Trust Consultant
Food Industry Asia

Prof. Jørgen Schlundt

Consultant, Schlundt Consult
Former Director, WHO Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses

Prof. Lee-Yan Sheen

Distinguished Professor, Institute of Food Science and Technology, National Taiwan University
Director, National Center for Food Safety Education and Research, National Taiwan University
Director, Center for Food and Biomolecules, National Taiwan University
President, International Association for Traditional and Complementary Medicine (IATCM)
Founding and Honorary President, Taiwan Association for Traditional and Complementary Medicine (TATCM)
Founding and Honorary President, Taiwan Association for Food Protection (TAFP)

Dr. Tracie Sheehan

VP Technical Services
Merieux NutriSciences

Taymour Shukri

QA & HSE Director MENA
Del Monte Foods (U.A.E) FZE

Julian Sin

Senior Manager
GS1 Hong Kong Limited

Dr. Anna Starobin, MD

Corporate Scientist, Global QSR and Food Retail
Leader of microbiology, food safety and public Health

Dr. Abigail Stevenson

Vice President of Mars Advanced Research Institute

Dr. Joanne Taylor

Culture Excellence 

David W. Tharp

Executive Director
International Association for Food Protection

Dr. John Tomlinson

APAC and Global Sales & Marketing Director

Prof. Purnendu Vasavada

Professor Emeritus of Food Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Fellow - AAM, IFT, IAFP
Principal and Managing member of PCV & Associates, LLC

Prof. Jason Wan

Associate Director - Institute for Food Safety and Health
Associate Chair – Department of Food Science and Nutrition
Illinois Institute of Technology

Prof. Jonathan W.C. Wong, MH, JP

Professor of Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University
Director of Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre

Simon K Y Wong

Chief Executive Officer

Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM)

Ir Prof. Ping-kong Alexander Wai

Chairman of Steering Committee, Food Safety Consortium
Former Deputy President and Provost
Chair Professor of Optical Communications, PolyU
President and Vice-Chancellor designate, Hong Kong Baptist University

Dr. Maxime X. Wang

Assistant Professor
School of Hotel and Tourism Management, PolyU

Dr. Di Wu

Newton International Fellow, The Institute for Global Food Security,
Queen’s University Belfast

Dr. Zhi-nong Yan

Executive Director, Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

Dr. Zhongping Yao

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, PolyU

Dr. James Yuan

Sr. Director – Data Science & Analytics
Global R&D, PepsiCo

Dr. Michelle Yeung

Senior Veterinary Officer (Animal Health)
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
The Government of the Hong Kong SAR

Prof. Yongning Wu

Chief Scientist, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Kathleen Wybourn

Director Food & Beverage, Digital Assurance and Supply Chain Services
DNV GL - Business Assurance, North America 

Dr. Hyun-Gyun Yuk

Associate Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology
Korea National University of Transportation

Prof. Dr. Ruth Zadoks

Sydney School of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Science, University of Sydney, Australia

Marie Bashir Institute, University of Sydney and University of Glasgow