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