Tuesday, April 5, 2022 · 3:00 p.m.
London (GMT +1:00)
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With over 30 years experience at the highest levels in blue chip companies, regulators, universities and NGOs
Leading on food and consumer safety from program, policy and product design to verification of system effectiveness and enterprise risk management.
Leader of the Mondelez food safety team that was recognized in 2021 with the IAFP black pearl award. Currently co-chair of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and dedicated to developing and thinking on the future of food safety management whilst helping organizations effectively manage their food safety risk.
Geert Van Kempen
Director of Strategy - Food & Beverage, Veeva Systems
Geert joined Veeva Systems in 2021 as Director QualityOne Strategy, focusing on the Food & Beverage industry. After receiving his PhD in Applied Physics from Delft University of Technology, he joined Unilever R&D in 1998. He has 23 years of experience in Foods, R&D, innovation, Quality and Quality systems.
Geert has spent most of his career working for Unilever’s Spreads Division, developing expertise in oils & fats as well as product & processing technologies. He published his work in peer-reviewed publications and holds several patents. Responsible for various Quality systems, including supplier and manufacturing systems, and led Unilever’s global digital Quality transformation project, introducing Veeva QualityOne.