Who are the MicroVal members

MicroVal committees are composed of (microbiological) experts who work in the field of validation of alternative microbiological test for food and foodstuff. Membership of the Committees are governed by specific MicroVal Rules.

MicroVal General Committee Members

The General Committee is composed of experts who represent all the interests involved in the process of certification. It is balanced, ensuring that no interest dominates. The following experts are members of the General Committee.

Roy Betts - MGC Chair

Campden BRI

United Kingdom

Adrianne Klijn

Nestle

Switzerland

Daniele Sohier

Thermo Fisher Scientific

France

DeAnn Benesh

3M Food Safety

United States

Douglas Marshall

Eurofins

United States

Erik Dahm

fvst

Denmark

Holger Schönenbrücher

Merck KGaA

Germany

Jacques-Antoine Hennekinne

Anses

France

Kornelia Berghof

BIOTECON Diagnostics

Germany

Nicolas Nguyen Van Long

ADRIA Développement

France

Pamela Wilger

Post Consumer Brands

United States

Isabelle Desforges

bioMérieux

France

Paul in 't Veld

NVWA

The Netherlands

Peter Vizee

LRQA

The Netherlands

Ronald Niemeijer

R-Biopharm AG

Germany

Wendy McMahon

MXNS

United States

MicroVal Technical Committee Members

The Technical Committee is composed of experts who represent all the interests involved in the process of certification. It is balanced, ensuring that no interest dominates. The following experts are members of the Technical Committee.

Paul in 't Veld - MVTC Chair

NVWA

The Netherlands

Andrew Lienau

Merck Millipore

United States

Benjamin Diep

Nestle S.A.

Switzerland

Christine van der Swaluw

Unilever

The Netherlands

Daniele Sohier

Thermo Fisher Scientific

France

David Tomas Fornes

Merck

Spain

Erin Crowley

Qlaboratories

United States

Florence Gorse

bioMérieux

France

François Le Nestour

Microsept

France

Frédéric Martinez

Neogen Corporation

France

Gail Betts

Campden BRI

United Kingdom

Hanna Hartenstein

Biotecon

Germany

Katrijn Verbeek

Lavetan NV

Belgium

Maryse Rannou

ADRIA Développement

France

Pat Bird

bioMérieux

United States

Peter Vizee

LRQA

The Netherlands

Sophie Pierre

Biorad

France

Suzanne Jordan

Campden BRI

United Kingdom

Taco Wijtzes

WFC

The Netherlands

Thomas Hammack

FDA

United States

Antoine Cabon

Danone

France

Katharine Evans

Thermo Fisher Scientific

United Kingdom

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