Speakers

  • Adam Ismail
  • Adam Ismail

  • Executive Director
  • Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED)
  • Adam Ismail has served as the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3’s (GOED) first executive director for more than six years and oversees all organizational development for new and existing members. Since being named executive director in March 2007, Mr. Ismail has led GOED to experience a seven-fold growth in its membership and budget, worked on the founding of an international learning consortium based at Purdue University, and spearheaded overturning a ban on fish oil imports in Europe.

  • Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED)

  • David Hart
  • David Hart

  • Vice-President Marketing
  • Qualitas Health
  • LinkedIn David Hart
  • David is experienced marketer of nutrition ingredients, dietary supplements and functional foods. He has extensive knowledge in international marketing, branding and sales of ingredients (B2B) and consumer packaged goods (B2C). David holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Davis.

  • Qualitas Health

  • Deepa Shenoy, PhD
  • Deepa Shenoy, PhD

  • Open Innovation
  • Amway Global R&D
  • Deepa Shenoy, PhD is a Senior Research Scientist in the Open Innovation team at Amway Global R&D. Deepa She develops innovative product strategies and market opportunities in functional foods, beverages and supplements. Deepa leads scouting and championing of new technologies for the healthy aging and wellness consumer of Amway’s $12 Billion direct-sell marketplace of 5M business owners across 85 countries.

    Deepa is a Molecular Biologist with a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Her expertise is in the areas of Aging, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases. She has a broad range of responsibilities ranging from new product discovery, design and development to patents and regulatory compliance in food, beverage and dietary supplements. Deepa is also an award-winning entrepreneur and founder of a health food company for which she has developed and launched novel ready-to-eat functional foods in market.
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  • Amway Global R&D

  • Diana Cowland
  • Diana Cowland

  • Senior Industry Analyst for Health and Wellness
  • Euromonitor International
  • LinkedIn Diana Cowland
  • Diana is a Senior Industry Analyst for the Health and Wellness Industry at Euromonitor International. She provides insight and analysis on key trends and her specialisms are Healthy Innovation, Ageing, Omega-3 and Regulation, in particular the area of Health Claims.
    Diana is a recognised authority in the industry with a published peer reviewed paper, regular contributions to trade publications including Nutraceuticals World and Nutra-Ingredients. She has also spoken at numerous events across the world including GOED Omega-3’s Member’s Meeting in 2013.

    Prior to Diana’s role in Health and Wellness, she was an Industry Analyst for Ingredients, at Euromonitor International.
    Diana’s knowledge of health and wellness stems from studying nutrition and its wider application to the industry.
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  • Euromonitor International

  • Dr Alex Richardson
  • Dr Alex Richardson

  • Founder Director
  • FAB Research
  • LinkedIn Dr Alex Richardson
  • Alex Richardson is best known for her research into how nutrition (and particularly fatty acids) can affect behaviour, learning and mood, although her work also involves several large-scale collaborative programmes that include studies of epidemiology, genetics, brain imaging, biochemistry and nutrition as well as physiological and psychological functioning.

  • FAB Research

  • Peter Zambetti
  • Peter Zambetti

  • Director of Global Business Development
  • Capsugel
  • LinkedIn Peter Zambetti
  • Peter Zambetti is Director of Global Business Development for Health and Nutrition Capsugel. He also serves as Chairman of IADSA (International Alliance of Dietary Supplement Associations) Before coming to Capsugel, Zambetti served in several capacities at Roche Vitamins, Inc. (now DSM) During his 13 years at Roche, he worked in International Business Development for the Industrial Products Group which utilized vitamins in unusual applications. He finished his time at Roche managing the food fortification business.

    At Capsugel, his responsibilities are to grow the Health and Nutrition Business globally by acting as an industry advocate in Washington and internationally as well as facilitating global outreach efforts. Working with regional Capsugel business development managers to identify new market opportunities and share best practices to assist in growing our business as well as our customers are his main focuses.
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  • Capsugel

  • Philip Bromley
  • Philip Bromley

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • VIRUN
  • LinkedIn Philip Bromley
  • Bromley is CEO of California biotech and nutra-biosciences firm VIRUN and an expert on non-polar agents used in foods, beverages and drugs for improved delivery in application and in vitro. As an inventor he is named on at least 34 international and US patents and applications in these areas.

  • VIRUN

  • Scott Doughman, Ph.D
  • Scott Doughman, Ph.D

  • Chief Scientific Officer and CEO
  • Source-Omega, LLC.
  • LinkedIn Scott Doughman, Ph.D
  • Scott Doughman, PhD, is CSO at Source-Omega since 2007 in algae oils. Trained as a phospholipid scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dept. of Biochemistry, his postdoctoral at UNC Chapel Hill focused on omega-3s and fat transport as NIH fellow.

  • Source-Omega, LLC.

  • Toby Middleton
  • Toby Middleton

  • Senior Country Manager
  • Marine Stewardship Council
  • LinkedIn Toby Middleton
  • Toby joined the MSC in 2008 and is the Senior Country Manager for the North East Atlantic region He has worked in the sustainable development sector for 15 years, including roles within the United Nations international policy field, as well as with the private and public sector in a range of CSR strategy design and implementation functions. Specifically Toby has focussed on stakeholder engagement, communications, marketing, and project management.

  • Marine Stewardship Council