External Advisory Committee

We are excited to introduce our newly formed External Advisory Committee. We will have our first meeting in April. The External Advisory Committee will advise the Director and Steering Committee on topics of importance to the Initiative, including, but not limited to, how the goals and accomplishments align with market trends and consumer demands, educational needs, and scientific and technical gaps.

Mariette Abrahams, PhD, RD, MBA
Founder/CEO, Qina

Joshua Anthony, PhD, MBA
Founder/CEO, Nlumn

Robert Bergia, PhD
Scientist, Protein Nutrition, Archer Daniels Midland

Tristin Brisbois, PhD
Director, Advanced Personalization Ideation Center, Global R&D, PepsiCo

Jessica Campbell, PhD
Director, Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition, General Mills, Inc.

Emilie Fromentin, PhD
Head of Health and Nutrition, Science & Technology, Givaudan

Ryan Grant, PhD
Manager, Nutrition Science, Pharmavite

Purna Kashyap, MBBS
Professor and Consultant, Mayo Clinic

José Ordovas, PhD
Professor, Tufts University, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging

Machiel Reinders, PhD
Senior Researcher, Food Consumer Science, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen Economic Research

Barbara Schneeman, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Nutrition, University of California, Davis and FDA

Alison Steiber, PhD, RD
Chief Science Officer, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Moises Torres-Gonzalez, PhD
VP, Nutrition Research, National Dairy Council

Eline van der Beek, PhD
Head, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Nestlé Research