Speaker Profiles

Your 2022 Hosts

In a continuing partnership, Anelich Consulting and Food Focus invite you to join us as we explore the new challenges that face the food industry and regulators as we integrate COVID-19 into our protocols and move forward

Prof Lucia Anelich
Prof Anelich has a PhD in Microbiology and has over 40 years’ experience in food microbiology and food safety. She is the owner of her own successful food safety consulting and training business, Anelich Consulting, which offers a variety of services to the food sector.  Prior to starting her own business, she established and headed up the Food Safety Initiative at the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa, a first for the country.  Prior to that, she spent 25 years at Tshwane University of Technology where she was Head of Department and Associate Professor.  Most importantly, she is the only person in South Africa and Africa to be a member of the internationally-renowned expert group on food microbiology called the International Commission on the Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF).  She is Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology and was President of SAAFoST for 4 years until 2019.  She is Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Applied Food Security and –Biotechnology at the Central University of Technology and is an accomplished author and international speaker.   

Adele Krogh
As a Qualified Environmental Health Practitioner with more than 25 years experience in the industry, Adele has a practical approach to the industry. She has worked in the trenches of compliance management systems and is passionate about doing things the right way. Adele's has worked within public health, in the private sector in manufacturing, within a certification body as well as owning and running her own consulting business. She has developed food safety, occupational health and safety and quality management systems for a range of companies; and has audited, consulted and trained for the food industry at many different levels.

As co-founder of Food Focus in 2016, Adele has focused on educating and uplifting the food indsutry. She is a passionate people's person, and her speciality is food safety culture and working with management to set the direction for compliance in a sustainable and practical way.

Meet the Speakers

Dr. Antony Turton

Dr. Yanyan Huang

Dr. John Donaghy

Prof. Ellen Evans

Prof. Louise Manning

Marjon Wells-Bennik

Janusz Luterek

Isabella Mazzone

Rupert Anelich

Carel Krogh

Don Mac Farlane

Corne van Straaten

Johnathan Sutton

Our Panel Discussion Experts Include:

Ilse Liedemann

Donna Brown Crockart

Monique Visser

Albertus Viljoen

Thea Laufs

Todd Redwood

Cindy Jenks

Joseph Selolo

Karen Carstensen

Najib Salim

Billy Malose Makhafola

Jompie Burger

Andre Nel

Chloe Karstadt

Andrew Millson

Campbell Mitchell

Gail Mouton

Daysen Pather

Jane Nock