International Consultant to the Poultry sector, with emphasis on egg production, egg processing and transformation, functional eggs, food safety, human nutrition and market development.
Burnbrae Farms Ltd. – Egg production, Grading & Processing (Canada)
DSM Nutritional Products (The Netherlands / Switzerland)
FENAVI – National Poultry & Egg producers Association (Colombia)
GAIN - The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (Switzerland / Mozambique)
Huawei – Information & Communications technologies (China / Canada)
Poultry International – WATTAgNet Media (UK / USA)
SEBI – Supporting Evidence-Based Interventions, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
Sight & Life Foundation – Nutrition Think Tank (Switzerland)
Program leader, Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) - International Development Research Centre (IDRC) – 2015-2017.
Managed a new US$ 50 million initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Affairs Canada and IDRC to support the development, production and commercialization of innovative vaccines against diseases affecting livestock and poultry owned by smallholder farmers (especially women) in sub-Saharan Africa, South and South-East Asia. Defined research focus for the LVIF, managed a series of scoping studies (monographs on livestock diseases; manufacturing capabilities; gender dimension of livestock vaccines; market evaluation in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Senegal and Vietnam; and stakeholder consultations in Bangladesh and Kenya) and implemented 2 global calls for proposals (Cutting-edge vaccine research to develop new vaccines and Improving existing commercial vaccines) to select research projects for funding.
Technical Advisor – The International Egg Foundation (IEF) (2014-2015).
Technical leadership for the review and implementation of projects funded by the IEF with a focus on strengthening Poultry producers' organizations to stimulate the growth in production and consumption of poultry & eggs. Projects implemented jointly with the FAO, in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Member of the OIE Working Group on Animal Welfare (World Organization for Animal Health) (2011-2015).
Scientific Advisor – The International Egg Commission (IEC) (2010-2015).
Vice-President - Burnbrae Farms Limited (2005-2015).
General Manager – Pfizer Animal Health, Australia (2002 – 2004).
Director, Regional Market Development, Asia / Latin America, Pfizer AH, NY (2000 - 2002).
Director, Technical / Regulatory Affairs, Asia / Latin America, Pfizer AH, NY (1998 – 2000).
Manager, Technical and Marketing coordination – Asia, Pfizer AH, NY (1996 – 1998).
Product Development & Tech. Services – Poultry Products, Pfizer AH, NY (1991 - 1996).