Hugo Byrnes joined Ahold in 2006 and was subsequently appointed to the position of Vice President Product Integrity. He is responsible for Ahold Delhaize’s food and non-food product policies, which cover product safety and responsible products. This includes social compliance, animal welfare and environmental issues. Hugo Byrnes has a Dutch Law degree from the State University Leiden, the Netherlands. He is a food lawyer whose career has focused on the food business and in particular on quality management and standardization.
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Sarah has over 20 years experience in the food industry in manufacturing, retail and audit. Sarah’s expertise is in developing, implementing and auditing technical/quality standards and policies. She worked for Tesco in the UK for over 10 years, implementing standards and managing supplier assurance. She was responsible for implementing global auditor training and consistency in the Tesco Group. Since leaving Tesco she has worked as an independent consultant with clients primarily in the UK & Netherlands.
Belinda Yaxley has a PhD in Zoology with over 18 years’ experience in natural resource management in the private and public sector. As the Sustainability and Accreditation Officer for Petuna Aquaculture, Yaxley works with certification schemes focused on responsible farming and sustainable practices. She also works for Tasmanian Salmon Industry. Yaxley is passionate about the application of sustainability efforts and responsible farming practices at Petuna and across all areas of aquaculture globally. Currently, Yaxley consults for GAA as a principle investigator, working with a dedicated team to address cumulative impacts on Australian aquaculture.
Gregg Small is an Adjunct Faculty member and owner of Product Survey International, a consulting firm specializing in post-harvest processing and aquaculture practices. In these roles, Small served as liaison between government authorities, aquaculture certification bodies and the US and Asian processing industries that supply the retail marketplace. Small earned a master's degree: Policy Implications of Seafood Safety from the University of Washington’s Fisheries/Oceanography College. In addition to working for several major processing companies he participated in US and EU Governmental and FAO projects worldwide. Gregg was employed with NOAA’s Fisheries Management Division as a Fisheries Biologist, carried out seafood plant audits and lot inspections for the USDC and the FDA Office of Seafood Policy. He is currently participating with the FAO/GSSI Aquaculture Expert Working Group which developed a Global Benchmark Tool designed to harmonize wild and farmed seafood certified schemes. He lives north of Seattle and when he is not traveling, trying to train his new Lab puppy.