Our Founding Members and Board

Comprise current and former scientists, regulators and professionals working in disciplines related to food regulatory science from food regulatory agencies (at any level of government), non-governmental organizations, service providers and academic institutions.

collaboration through membership

For effective results - together!

Composition of GFoRSS Membership Community

Current and former scientists and regulators from food regulatory agencies at any level of government: municipal, state / provincial, national and international, including international organizations.

Current and former scientists of academic institutions, research institutes and service providers (certification or software and programming corporations) from around the world.

Communities of members may be created (such as community of scientists from food regulatory agencies, or from academic centers etc.) to foster interaction and collaboration amongst one community but to also support exchange and interaction between communities in a structured and organized manner. Such communities may also be created on the basis of geography.

MEMBERSHIP classification

 GFoRSS offers two membership categories.

Class A or Affiliated Membership

Class A or Affiliated members are invited to join GFoRSS by its Founding members, according to a process determined by the Board of Directors. Admission approval of Class A or Affiliated members is accomplished by special resolution of GFoRSS’ Board of Directors. Affiliated or Class A voting membership is available to those who have applied and been accepted for Class A voting membership in GFoRSS. Each Class A or Affiliated voting member is entitled to receive notice of, attend and vote at all meetings of members and shall be entitled to one (1) vote at such meetings.

Class B or Non-Affiliated Membership

Other members of the Food Regulatory Science community may seek Class B or Non-Affiliated membership. GFoRSS promotes participation and representation through an inclusive process of admitting freely all eligible scientists, organizations and networks working in any discipline related to food regulatory science through an ordinary resolution of the Board of Directors. A Class B or Non-Affiliated member may attend meetings, if invited to join as decided by a resolution of the Board. Class B or Non-Affiliated members are not entitled to vote.

21

membership countries

67

international experts

opportunities

OUR growing global family

Consists of Class A or Affiliated and Class B or Non-Affiliated Members – COME JOIN US =D

NameCountryAffiliationMembership ClassMember SinceMembership Expiration
Aditya PankajIndiaRML Awadh UniversityClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Ahmed Elghali MohamedUnited Arab EmiratesDubai MunicipalityPending Board Decision
Ahmed ElwakeelEgyptMIFADClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Ahmed Hassan Ali SayedEgyptAgricultural Research CenterClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Ahmed SaidEgyptNFSA EgyptClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Ahmed TabariniMoroccoNational Food Safety OfficeClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Amal AL-RashdanKuwaitPublic Authority for Food and Nutrition (PAFN)Class A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Ameira Mohamed ElaminQatarMinistry of Public HealthClass A / Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Amine KassoufLebanonResearch Scientist Class A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Amine MestiriTunisiaFood safety legal advisorClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Amjad RashaidehJordanJordan Food Safety AuthorityClass A / Affiliated2021 Dec 232026 Dec 23
Andre El KhouryLebanonUniversity of BeirutClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Arsalan ZaidiPakistanNIBGE - National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic EngineeringClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Ashraf SamiEgyptNational Food Safety Authority - EgyptClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Aymen AmmarTunisia"National Agency for Sanitary and environnemental Control of
Products (ANCSEP) - Ministry of Health"
Class B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Chemutai Ivy KibiwotKenyaInternClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Christopher DePaul WorrellBahamasBahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety AuthorityClass A / Affiliated2021 Juy 262026 Jul 26
Ehab Mourad Wahba AyadEgyptNational Food Safety AuthorityClass A / Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Elie Bou YazbeckLebanonMinistry of Economy and TradeClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Eman Helmy Ata Moustafa EgyptNational Food Safety Authority Class A / Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Emeka ChukwurahNigeriaCQRAFF Solutions LtdClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Fagelnour Saad Lotfy ElnoamanyEgyptNFSAPending Board Decision
Faraj BakkarLibyaNational Centre for Animal HealthClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Florah SeremKenyaKenya Bureau of StandardsClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Francis Ngugi MakumiKenyaInternPending Board Decision
Fulbert NikiemaBurkina FasoLNSP - directeurClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Gouda RamadanQatarMinistry of Public HealthPending Board Decision
Hanaa MarkasUnited Arab EmiratesRAK municipalityClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Hassan AdebesinNigeriaNeroli Technologies LtdClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Hind IbrahimQatarMinistry of Public HealthPending Board Decision
Isaac BezerraBrazilFood Safety, Regulatory and Quality (FSQR) Auditor for LATAM region
Class A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Isaac Ototo NyangenaKenyaKenya Bureau of StandardsClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Jahangir Ahmad RatherIndiaphD ScholarClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Jamila Ahmed ElGaddalSudanFood Laboratory Section-Central Laboratories- Sharjah municipalityClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Jane JacobIndiaICAR-CIFE
Pending Board Decision
Janitha LiyanageSri LankaSabaragamuwa University of Sri LankaPending Board Decision
Joseph MattaLebanonLebanese UniversityPending Board Decision
Joseph OmondiKenyaCrop Nutrition Laboratory ServicesClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Justin ManziRwandaRwanda FDAClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Kepher Kuchana KateuUgandaMinistry of Internals Affairs - Directorate of Government Analytical Laboratory in WandegeyaClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Komal Ramchandra PawarIndiaICAR - National Research Centre for GrapesPending Board Decision
Kumud Ashish SinghIndiaMerck Life Science / AOAC Southeast Asia SectionPending Board Decision
Layal KaramLebanonNotre Dame University Class A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Lois NdibaKenyaFood Safety InternationalPending Board Decision
Maha HoteitLebanonLebanese UniversityPending Board Decision
Mahmoud EmaraEgyptFood safety and hygiene consultantClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Mahmoud M. SoltanEgyptNFSA - EgyptClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Mansoor SiddiquiAustraliaOceania Halal servicesClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Marwa BadrEgyptNFSA - EgyptClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Miranda F. KamalEgyptDamanhour UniversityPending Board Decision
Mohamad Ghassan AbiadLebanonAmerican University of BeirutClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Mohamed Ali AbdelfattahEgyptConsultant - NFSA EgyptClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Mohamed Mahmoud Mohamed ElshaerEgyptMinistry of Health and PopulationPending Board Decision
Mohamed NegmEgyptFood Technology Research Institute, ARCClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Moustapha Nabeel MohamedEgyptNational Food Safety AuthorityClass A / Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Muhammad Adnan BodlahPakistanKhwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information TechnologyPending Board Decision
Muhammad AltafUnited Arab EmiratesRas Al Khaimah MunicipalityClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Muna Al OlanQatarMoPHClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Mylene AnwarPhillipinesCentral Midanao UniversityPending Board Decision
Nada El DarraLebanonBeirut Arab UniversityClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Najla Ben MiloudTunisiaNational Center for Nuclear Sciences and TechnologyPending Board Decision
Najla KassajiTunisiaCentre Technique de L'agroalimentairePending Board Decision
Nidal Hassan HussanSudanMinistry of Animal ResourcesClass A / Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Omboki BonifaceKenyaKenya Bureau of StandardsClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Paul ChiewSingaporeRegulatory Agency (Retiree)Pending Board Decision
Pir Mohammad JunaidIndiaAligarh Muslim UniversityPending Board Decision
Raviraj Chandrakant ShindeIndia ICAR-National Research Centre for GrapesClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Reem KikiSyriaUniversity of DamascusClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Samar Hashim FerganyEgyptNFSAPending Board Decision
Shrinivas JoshiIndiaAOAC International - India SectionClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Stephen KamauKenyaCSI International LimitedClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Subburaj MunnarIndiaFood Safety and Standards Authority of IndiaPending Board Decision
Supriya KusaleIndiaICAR - National Research Centre for GrapesPending Board Decision
Syed Khaja ArifuddinIndiaLGM College of Food TechnologyClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Taoufik ChikhaouiTunisiaMinistère de l'agricultureClass B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Tega EmurighoNigeriaFederal Polytechnic Nekede OwerriClass B / Non-Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Vasundhara MoreIndiaIndian Council of Agriculture ResearchPending Board Decision
Zeina DaherLebanonLebanese UniversityClass A / Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16
Zouine KarimaMoroccoNational Office for Food SafetyClass A / Affiliated2021 Jul 262026 Jul 26
Anwaar AhmedTunisiaNational Agency for Sanitary and environnemental Control of
Products (ANCSEP)
Class B / Non-Affiliated2022 Feb 162027 Feb 16

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Founding Members      Class A / Affiliated and Class B / Non-Affiliated Members      Membership Status Pending Final Board Decision