Lisa is a passionate Food Scientist with extensive local and global experience working in a variety of multinationals from Unilever, Mars, Woolworths and MANE across the food FMCG environment (ingredients, flavours, manufacturing and retail). She has a particular passion for ensuring the application of science and technology is meaningful for both people and planet. Lisa moved from South Africa, where she was R&D Executive for Mane Flavours leading their Innovation Centre for Sub-Saharan Africa, to join v2food in Australia. Lisa is currently Head of Science & Technology where she is responsible for leading and translating v2food’s research programs into meaningful product and sustainability advancements. Lisa is completing her PhD in Food Science through the University of Stellenbosch, exploring the current and future application of food science & technology in South Africa in responding to major shifts in food consumption patterns since 1994.