|Regulatory & Nutrition Specialist||United Kingdom|
Exploring gut microbiome understanding and research implications for probiotics development
Colette (PhD, MBA) is an independent regulatory specialist and a registered public health nutritionist with over 30 years industry experience gained in European and Global scientific and regulatory leadership roles (SmithKline Beecham, Yakult, McNeil Nutritional and Johnson & Johnson). At J&J, she successfully coordinated one of the first disease risk reduction health claims in EU. She is active in scientific advisory boards focussed on innovation (NICHE, EC Microbiome Projects Masters, MicrobiomeSupport and the KTN Microbiome Network. As Global Regulatory Affairs Director Emerging Science & Open Innovation, working with both J&J Consumer Health, and World Without Disease Accelerator Janssen, Colette conducted due diligence on microbiome start-up propositions and early pipeline projects. Colette is a member of the European Council of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Association for Nutrition.