3rd Sustainable Food Proteins Asia,

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18-19 Feb, 2020 - Singapore, SINGAPORE

One Farrer Hotel

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Eugene Wang

Eugene Wang

Founder & CEO

Sophie's Kitchen

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Eugene Wang

Eugene Wang

Founder & CEO

Sophie's Kitchen

AGENDA SESSION

Food Grade Protein from Microalgae

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 10:50 AM

PROFILE

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Eugene Wang grew up immersed in the vegetarian food business. For 20 + years his family has led the way in quality manufacturing of vegetarian food and distributing it throughout Asia and in North America. Since 2011, his vision for launching the first Plant-Based Seafood Alternative has manifested into a viable category innovation lauded by the press and social media thought leaders, as well as natural trade industry leaders. Eugene started his career in 1995, at a management consulting firm in New York City, shortly after earning his MBA from Columbia University, Columbia Business School, New York.

Christian Cadeo

Christian Cadeo

Managing Partner: Singapore

Big Idea Ventures

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Christian Cadeo

Christian Cadeo

Managing Partner: Singapore

Big Idea Ventures

AGENDA SESSION

Rise of Plant-Based and Clean Meat Food on the Global Landscape - Trends in Consumer & Investment Opportunities

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 09:05 AM

PROFILE

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Christian Cadeo is currently the Managing Partner, Asia for Big Idea Ventures. Big Idea Ventures is a new alternative protein venture capital fund/accelerator based in New York and Singapore. It is anchored by investments from Temasek Holdings and Tyson Food (NYSE: TSN/Fortune 100 company). Prior to this Christian was a seasoned operator with experience in bringing US based startups to Asia. His first startup was at AdMob which was eventually acquired by Google for US$750MM. The second startup was JUST which has raised US$372MM from Founders Fund, Horizon Ventures and Eduardo Saverin. There he was the 1st employee in Asia-Pacific. Recently he was at Domo where he joined pre-IPO as the 1st employee in Southeast Asia. Domo had raised close to US$700MM from investors such as Benchmark, Jeff Bezo and TPG. The company IPO on NASDAQ in 2018. He also worked at Google and Microsoft.

 

Kenneth Wang

Kenneth Wang

Senior Customer Technical Service and Application Manager

Tereos

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Kenneth Wang

Kenneth Wang

Senior Customer Technical Service and Application Manager

Tereos

AGENDA SESSION

Plant-based proteins for Food and Animal Nutrition applications

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 11:20 AM

PROFILE

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Kenneth Wang is Senior application and customer technique support manager of Asia Pacific at TEREOS.

Based in Singapore, Kenneth is responsible for leading the Tereos R&D center in the region with team in Singapore and Customer technique support team in China to support business development particularly in food and Nutrition.

With more than 15 years of specialized experience in food application and customer technique support, Prior to Tereos, Kenneth was most recently the Roquette Head of CTS China and application laboratory manager for food and pharma.

Prior to Roquette, he spent 2.5 years holding roles product development specialist and manager in Yangshengtang for Nutrition supplement and confectionary products.

Kenneth holds a Bachelor of biotechnology degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University and Master of Food Science degree from Zhejiang University.


 

Quentin Claverie

Quentin Claverie

Global Applicative Development Specialist

Biospringer

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Quentin Claverie

Quentin Claverie

Global Applicative Development Specialist

Biospringer

AGENDA SESSION

Masking Off Notes in Plant Protein with Novel Fermentation Solution

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 11:50 AM

PROFILE

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Quentin Claverie has a Master degree in Food science earned at Nantes-Atlantic National College of Veterinary Medicine, Food Science and Engineering in 2013. Specialized in product application in food matrices with a previous experience at Tereos as Product Application Scientist, he is now Global Applicative Development Scientist at Biospringer by Lesaffre."

Thomas Hayes

Thomas Hayes

Analyst

Lux Research - APAC

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Thomas Hayes

Thomas Hayes

Analyst

Lux Research - APAC

AGENDA SESSION

Harnessing the Power of Plant Proteins in Asia

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 02:00 PM

PROFILE

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Thomas Hayes is an Analyst at Lux on the Emerging Ecosystems in Agrifood and Health team, specializing in food and nutrition. In this role, he advises clients how to capitalize on emerging technologies related to personalized nutrition, the gut microbiome, plant-based proteins, cellular agriculture, and more. Before this, Thomas was a member of Lux's Consulting team where he conducted project-based analyses for clients, largely within the food industry.

 

Prior to joining Lux, Thomas was a Research Associate at Cambridge Polymer Group where he conducted materials consultation.

 

Thomas received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University and is a Master of Business and Science (MBS) candidate at Rutgers University, concentrating in Global Food Technology & Innovation.

 

Brendan McKeegan

Brendan McKeegan

Founder/ Director

Australian Plant Proteins Pty Ltd

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Brendan McKeegan

Brendan McKeegan

Founder/ Director

Australian Plant Proteins Pty Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

Extraction of Plant Protein

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 03:40 PM

PROFILE

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Brendan and his co-founders created Australian Plant Proteins (APP) in 2016 after identifying the significant role Australia can play in the supply of high-quality plant proteins to meet the increasing global demand for premium protein ingredients in plant-based food and beverages.

APP produces protein isolates from pulses (faba beans, lentils, chickpeas, mung beans) using a proprietary process which eliminates non-functional elements such as taste and odour to create a ‘clean’, great tasting protein suitable for a range of food and beverage applications.

Brendan leverages 25 years of experience in the global commercialisation of Australian companies to lead APP’s sales and marketing activities.


 

Jago Pearson

Jago Pearson

Communications Director

Finnebrogue Artisan

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Jago Pearson

Jago Pearson

Communications Director

Finnebrogue Artisan

AGENDA SESSION

Rethinking the Meat Industry - Innovating to Survive

Day 2 [Wed 19, February], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

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Jago is Communications Director at Finnebrogue Artisan, one of the UK’s leading food producers.
 
Jago leads the firm’s public affairs engagement, media relations and business-to-business communications.

He heads up Finnebrogue's activity in promoting more sustainable food production and works closely with Finnebrogue’s customers and partners to promote the world-beating products they produce.

Jago was previously a director at one of London’s leading political communications and public relations firms. During this time he advised some of the highest profile campaigns, companies and charities in the UK and Europe, as well as former government ministers. He worked on the UK’s historic campaign to leave the European Union in

Chua Jian Yong

Chua Jian Yong

Chief Technology Officer

SinFooTech Private Limited

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Chua Jian Yong

Chua Jian Yong

Chief Technology Officer

SinFooTech Private Limited

AGENDA SESSION

Upcycling Waste by Products from Soy Processing to Innovative Beverages

Day 2 [Wed 19, February], at 09:45 AM

PROFILE

Jian Yong is a PhD student under the supervision of Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan at the Food Science and Technology Department in National University of Singapore. He is also the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of a Singapore Food Tech Start-up called SinFooTech. Jian Yong’s research interests are food fermentation and food waste management. His current PhD research focuses on converting soy whey or tofu whey into a first-of-its-kind soy whey alcoholic beverage that he named Sachi. He founded his own team in 2018 to bring the technology from the lab to the market.

 

XiaoYu He

XiaoYu He

Asia Pacific Research Manager

Glanbia Nutritionals Singapore Pte Ltd

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XiaoYu He

XiaoYu He

Asia Pacific Research Manager

Glanbia Nutritionals Singapore Pte Ltd

AGENDA SESSION

Protein fortification opportunities, challenges and solutions in functional beverage category

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 04:40 PM

PROFILE

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Xiaoyu is currently AsPac Research Manager for Glanbia Nutritionals. She has been working for Glanbia R&D at various locations including Ireland, U.S and now Singapore. She holds M.S. Research Master Degree in Food Safety from University College Dublin and B. S in Food Science from University College Cork at Ireland. Subsequently she move to Singapore with Asia Business scholarship from University College Cork and Nanyang Business School. Xiaoyu previously also worked for Abbott Nutrition in manufacturing & supply chain and Symrise for dairy application. 

 

Dr. Dalal Alghawas

Dr. Dalal Alghawas

Research & Development Advisor

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)

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Dr. Dalal Alghawas

Dr. Dalal Alghawas

Research & Development Advisor

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)

AGENDA SESSION

Scientific Panel on The Future of Alternative Proteins

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

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Food and biological science professional with experience in clinical research, diagnostics, public health, food technology and regulatory requirements on food safety. Proven records of successful budget planning, formulating strategic proposals, vendor and people management in cross-cultural environments in Europe, Asia and Middle East.

Dr. Matthew Zhao

Dr. Matthew Zhao

Food Scientist

Big Idea Ventures

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Dr. Matthew Zhao

Dr. Matthew Zhao

Food Scientist

Big Idea Ventures

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

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Dr Matthew Zhao currently serves as the Food Scientist for Big Idea Ventures. His area of interest is to innovate plant based/cell cultured food product with good quality and shelf life by adopting novel processing and functional food packaging techniques, and translation of upstream research to the industry. Also passionate in postharvest area and developing mathematical model to predict food deterioration.

Dr. Mei Horng Ong

Dr. Mei Horng Ong

Mentor

Big Idea Ventures

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Dr. Mei Horng Ong

Dr. Mei Horng Ong

Mentor

Big Idea Ventures

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

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Dr Ong is currently the mentor for Big Idea Ventures and also  the IP Innovation Advisor & Associate Professor of NUS

She had a leadership role in an FMCG with functional responsibility for Research and Development, Innovation, Technical operation, Regulatory, Health/Nutrition,Food Safety Quality and CSR. Experienced in organisational renewal, new products, developed R&D innovation, Quality and manufacturing strategies and supervising new market and technology/plant set up and M&A activities.

SHe has proven track record and experienced in multinational and medium size regional companies in China, Hong Kong, UK, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore to support local and regional business e.g. Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam.

Expert commitee for national food standard and National Research Foundation.

Ramesh Krish Kumar

Ramesh Krish Kumar

Food Scientist & Founder

Asmara

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Ramesh Krish Kumar

Ramesh Krish Kumar

Food Scientist & Founder

Asmara

AGENDA SESSION

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

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Ramesh Krish Kumar is the Founder and Managing Director of Asmara® (by NU3x Asmara Pte. Ltd.). He currently oversees the company’s product development, marketing, sales, and business development capabilities. As a food scientist, he has worked for more than seven years in the area of product development, herbalism, nutrition research, and glycemic index while developing more than 35 functional food products in 2018. He has also lectured and tutored local diploma students in “Food Chemistry” and “Biochemistry & Physiology for Nutrition” during his employment with Temasek Polytechnic.

Ramesh graduated with a Bachelor (Hons.) and Master of Food Technology (Dist.) from Massey University (New Zealand) and Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition from Temasek Polytechnic.

He is also the founder of one of social media's largest food science and nutrition platforms: "Food Myths Page" and "Food Science, Technology & Nutrition Group" with more than 65,500 members worldwide. Ramesh is a recognised and professional member (MNZIFST) of The New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Kai Yi, Carrie Chan

Kai Yi, Carrie Chan

CEO

Avant Meats Company Limited

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Kai Yi, Carrie Chan

Kai Yi, Carrie Chan

CEO

Avant Meats Company Limited

AGENDA SESSION

Future of Cell Cultured Seafood to the Asian Market

Day 2 [Wed 19, February], at 11:40 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Henk Jaap Meijer

Henk Jaap Meijer

Managing Director

Meijer Consult BV

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Henk Jaap Meijer

Henk Jaap Meijer

Managing Director

Meijer Consult BV

AGENDA SESSION

Cassava Proteins - what can we learn from potatoes ?

Day 2 [Wed 19, February], at 10:50 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Daniel Riegler

Daniel Riegler

Co-Founder

Karana

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Daniel Riegler

Daniel Riegler

Co-Founder

Karana

AGENDA SESSION

Potential for Whole Plant Meat Substitutes

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 04:10 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Dr. Lin Jing

Dr. Lin Jing

CEO

Soynergy

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Dr. Lin Jing

Dr. Lin Jing

CEO

Soynergy

AGENDA SESSION

Day 2 [Wed 19, February], at 09:45 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Dr. Allan Lim

Dr. Allan Lim

Group Manager, Open Innovation

Nestle R&D Center Pte Ltd / Nestle Quality Assurance Centres (NQAC)

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Dr. Allan Lim

Dr. Allan Lim

Group Manager, Open Innovation

Nestle R&D Center Pte Ltd / Nestle Quality Assurance Centres (NQAC)

AGENDA SESSION

Sustainable Nutrition & Promoting Zero Waste of Food- Implications on Protein Choices and Consumption Trends

Day 1 [Tue 18, February], at 02:40 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon