Sandy Lin, M.SC., Director, Scientific & Regulatory Consulting, China, Food & Nutrition Group

Ms. Lin heads Intertek Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy’s Beijing Office, which illustrates Intertek’s commitment to helping clients achieve their market expansion goals by delivering unparalleled experience as world leaders in the field of food regulatory compliance and new product approval. 

She is a recognized regulatory expert in the area of food-related regulations, food additives, novel food ingredients and health foods in China.  Her qualifications span over 20 years of both food and food ingredients industry and regulatory experience in which she worked for large international food companies in China. 

She has developed and maintained extensive networking relationships with the Chinese government authorities responsible for food safety, such as National Health Commission, State Administration of Market Regulation. 

She has also established excellent relationships with important food safety institutes and trade associations.  She is one of the core members of the Scientific & Regulatory Committee (S&RC) of the China National Food Industry Association (CNFIA).  As well, she is an active participant of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI).  

Prior to joining Intertek in 2012, Ms. Lin worked in the scientific and regulatory affairs area for over 10 years.  She was the previous Corporate Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager - Greater China Region for a leading international food company, working on regulatory strategies and compliance for a full range of consumer foods, working extensively on influencing food safety law, food safety standards, novel food (probiotics list), and food additives, novel food ingredients and health foods, as well as feed additives regulatory approvals and strategies.

Ms. Lin received her M. Engineering in 1989 from the Dalian University of Science and Technology, majoring in Fine Chemicals and Polymer Engineering.

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