Speakers

Our speakers are carefully handpicked based on their experience and contributions to the industry to date. Real life case studies from the biggest and most profitable companies will allow you to learn from their successes. You will leave the summit with a future proof strategy for growth that will see you ride through the turbulent times ahead!

Join our 2016  speaker line up!
Email: gurtej.johal@markallengroup.com
Telephone: +44 (0)203 874 9203

2016 Speakers Include:

Alpina Productos Alimenticios S.A.

Bernadette Klotz Ceberio

Director Alpina Research Institute

Hochland Romania

Catalina Sabadeanu

Senior Brand Manager

Lycored SARL

Christiane Lippert

Head of Marketing (Food)

Danone Nutricia Research

Christophe Perthuisot

Vice President, R&D Waters

Tyson Foods

Donnie Smith

President & CEO

Innophos, Inc

Dr Francois Delprato

Vice President, Business Development and R&D

HKScan Oyi

Dr Mika Tuomola

Vice President of Research and Development

Improper Food

Elaine Lavery

Co-Founder, Improper Butter

Improper Food

Hannah O’Reilly

Co-Founder, Improper Butter

V. MANE FILS

Holger Doering

Business Development Manager Savoury EMEA

Insigniam

Katerin Le Folcalvez

Partner

Weetabix

Kevin Verbruggen

Head of Innovation & Global Brand Development

International Fund for Agricultural Development

Khalid El Harizi

Lead Technical Specialist (on sabbatical leave)

Newcastle University

Kirsten Brandt

Senior Lecturer

CORO S/A

Lee Taylor

Executive Vice President, Innovation

The Raw Chocolate Company

Linus Gorpe

Choco Wizard in Charge

Neville Moon

Head of Innovation – Bakeries Europe

Carlsberg Danmark

Penelope Wyon

Sr. Marketing Capability and Consumer Insight Manager

Carlsberg Danmark

Pernille Arnt

Marketing Director, Innovation

Life&Brain GmbH – NeuroEconomics

Prof Dr Bernd Weber

Head – NeuroCognition

Barilla Group

Roberto Buttini

Vice President R&D Region Italy and Global CoE Bakery

Nestlé S.A.

Stefan Catsicas

Chief Technology Officer

Hochland Romania

Teodora Vasilescu

Innovation Manager

Arla Foods

Tytti-Lotta Ojala

Senior Manager, Global Growth Platforms

2015 Speakers Included:

Mugaritz Restaurant

Andoni Luis Aduriz

Michelin Star Chef

Confiseur Läderach AG

Andreas Trümpler

Marketing & Innovation Director

Crayaway

Bob Ring

Eco-Business Owner

Hampton Creek

Chris Jones

Director of Culinary Innovation

Red Arrow International

Chris Gutman

Managing Director

Wheyhey!

Damien Kennedy

Co-Founder

Diageo

Dave Madigan

Global Innovation & Brand Change Director

Waitrose

David Northcroft

Category Varietal Development Manager

Lucozade Ribena Suntory

Dr Adrian Hodgson

Senior Sport Scientist

AAK

Dr Hans Elbek Pedersen

Director, Customer Innovation, Europe

Nestlé

Dr Johannes Baensch

Head Of Global R&D, Corporate R&D

Quorn Foods

Dr Tim Finnigan

Director of R&D

Lantmännen

Emma Nordell

Innovation Project Manager

Birds Eye IGLO Group

Franck Riot

Group R&D Director

European Commission

Gerald Cultot

Research Programme Officer

Wheyhey!

Greg Duggan

Co-Founder

V. MANE FILS

Holger Doering

Business Development Manager Savoury EMEA

Lycotec

Ivan Petyaev

CEO

Dow Pharma & Food Solutions

Linda Bellekom-Allen

Customer Application Specialist

Heineken Group B.V.

Marcelo Amstalden Möller

Head of Global CMI – Innovation, Global Brands & Cider

Döhler Group

Marco Schmidt

Head of Innovation Management

AkzoNobel

Matthijs Bults

Business Development Manager

Kerry Group

Maurice O’Sullivan

Director of Research & Development

Dow Pharma & Food Solutions

Michiel Van Genugten

Global Marketing Leader

Elm Lea Partners Ltd. (on behalf of Cornelius Group Plc)

Paul M. Hart

Plant Protein Consultant

Red Arrow International

Peter Dingelhoff

Western European Territory Manager

University of Oxford

Prof Charles Spence

Professor of Experimental Psychology

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)

Prof. Dr. Hans Verhagen

Senior Scientific Advisor in Nutrition and Food Safety

The Coca-Cola Company

Sophie Castell

Global Category Director, Water

Lonza Ltd

Ulla Freitas

Scientific Marketing Manager

2 Sisters Food Group

Wayne Morley

Group Head of Technical Innovation