Speakers

  • Zoran Gavric, Netherlands I Congress Chair

    Zoran Gavric, Netherlands I Congress Chair

    Zoran Gavric is the owner and director of The Regulatory Company. Zoran is a bio-pharmacist by training with broad experience in regulatory toxicology, health and safety policies and related legislation. 

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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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  • 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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  • Gert Krabichle, Germany

    Gert Krabichle, 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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  • 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.
    Since 2002 he is expert for 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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  • Hartwig Sievers, Germany

    Hartwig Sievers, Germany

    PhD Thesis in Pharmaceutical Biology  (Prof. H. Becker, Prof. H.D. Zinsmeister/Saarbrücken)  
    Professional Experience: 
    • Merckle GmbH, Ulm  -  Regulatory Affairs Department, Scientific Officer 
    • WALA Heilmittel GmbH, Bad Boll - Head Quality Control Laboratory   
    • PhytoLab    GmbH & Co.KG, Vestenbergsgreuth - Head of Department Pharma-Service   and Member of the Management board   
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  • Markus Zsivkovits, Austria

    Markus Zsivkovits, Austria

    Expert for food control, Department for Foods: Dietetic Foods, Food Supplements and Novel Foods; Expert for official food control in the field of (PARNUTS, food supplements, food of plant origin, dairy products) at Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES). 
    Master of Science / Toxicology at Medical at University of Vienna
    Master of Science / Nutritional science (special focus: food technology and dietetic) at University of Vienna
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