EHEDG Authorised Trainers

International and local EHEDG training courses are offered several times a year at various locations in Europe and overseas and are highly recommended to all levels of employees in organisations concerned with the provision, maintenance or operation of food manufacturing systems to gain EHEDG know-how at first hand.


Please click onto the names of the EHEDG Training & Education Working Group members listed below to view their individual profiles and contact details.

EHEDG Authorized Trainers (active T&E Working Group members)
EHEDG Authorized Trainers (corresponding T&E Working Group members)
Martin Alvarezbect Ltda, BR

Martin has 18 years of professional experience in the brewing and beverage industries, both at processing and engineering departments. Since 2017 he´s been involved in consulting and training on hygienic engineering and other issues related to food safety.

Short Profile Profile_Alvarez.pdf
Karl-Heinz BahrFR

Karl-Heinz has 30 years of experience in the starch industry and has held several international management and line positions in R&D, Manufacturing, Quality Management and Technology & Process Development.

Short Profile Profile_Bahr.pdf
Udo BaitingerBGN, DE

Udo is chairman of the CEN/TC 153 and the ISO/TC 326, Hygienic Design Inspector for the Testing and Certification Body Foodstuffs Industry and Packaging Industry (DGUV Test), gives lectures and seminars on Hygienic Design and is member of the EHEDG WG Training & Education.

Short Profile Profile_Baitinger.pdf
Martin BarnickelBayerische LFL, DE

Martin develops and designs test equipment and is working on plant engineering and design as a chief project manager. He is a seminar lecturer, author of expert and scientific literature and offers consultancy services.

Short Profile Profile_Barnickel.pdf
Giampaolo BettaSIIIA, IT

Giampaolo organises seminars and offers trainings in basic and advanced hygienic design. His trainings are tailored for food producers, equipment manufacturers and other stakeholders.

Short Profile Profile_Betta_2023.pdf
Wouter BurggraafBurggraaf & Partners

Wouter Burggraaf has more than 35 years experience in hygienic design and engineering. He advised on numerous hygienic designs from basic connections for equipment suppliers to complete production lines for factories in the food and pharma. He is one of the founders of the Training and Education Group and active in the background of several guidelines.

Short Profile Profile_Burggraaf_01.pdf
Jedsada ChaishomeKing Mongkut‘s Institute of Technology Lakkrabang (KMITL)

Asst. Prof. Dr.Chaishome works as a lecturer at the department of food engineering KMITL since 2003. His research focuses on Materials Engineering and Materials Design involving materials processing and characterisation, with a food machinery of applications

Short Profile Profile_Chaishome.pdf
Yu-Ming ChenFood Industry Research and Development Institute

Yu-Ming Chen holds a master degree in mechanical engineering and has 15 years experience in canned food and aseptic process. He offers food factory construction and design audits for in‐use and new aseptic equipment with a focus on hygienic design, microbiological safety and cleanability.

Short Profile Profile_Chen.pdf
Roland CockerCocker Consulting, IE

Roland has since 1999 provided many training courses around the world. He is chairman of the EHEDG Working Group on Integration of Hygienic Systems. He has co-authored guidelines on Hygienic Valves and Mechanical Seals.

Short Profile Profile_Cocker.pdf
Olivier CouraudCommercial Food Sanitation

Olivier has a 23+ year career in the food industry, starting in a quality department before taking on roles such as Food Safety Auditor/Consultant, and Hygienic Design Engineer for 18 years at GSF, a cleaning company. Today, Olivier works for Commercial Food Sanitation as a Food Safety Specialist, providing strategic consulting services and training on food hygiene and hygienic design in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

Short Profile Profile_Couraud.pdf
Roy CurielNL

Roy has extensive experience in microbiology and hygienic design & processing. He is a member of working groups of the CEN and EHEDG and has contributed to the production of several guidelines in the area of Hygienic Engineering.

Short Profile Profile_Curiel_01.pdf
Onur DevresDevres Technology Ltd., TR

Onur serves as an engineer, consultant, trainer and business developer; introduces new techniques, technologies and products to companies on food processing with hygienic design principles together collaborating with food processing machine producers.

Short Profile Profile_Devres_01.pdf
Dias Gonçalves
Juliane Dias GonçalvesFlavor Food Consulting, BR

Juliane is partner and consultant at Flavor Food consulting. She is the founder and president of Food Safety Brazil Association.

Short Profile Profile_Dias_01.pdf
Marco Antonio León FélixLEFIX y Asociados, MX

Marco has been a consultant, trainer and auditor for Food Safety Systems in Mexico and Latin America for more than 250 food enterprises since 1992. He is in charge of the Food Safety Evaluations for GFSI schemes.

Short Profile Profile_Felix.pdf
Alan FriisFORCE Technology, DK

Alan is a seasoned trainer with extensive knowledge and experience in the industrial aspects of hygienic design. His expertise is reflected in his book, “Practical Hygienic Design,” which serves as a comprehensive guide in the field. As an Authorised Evaluation Officer for EHEDG, he plays a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing equipment quality concerning cleanability. His active participation in various EHEDG Working Groups, including Open Processes, Hygienic Integration, Sensors, Hygienic Design Risk Management, and Robotic Systems, demonstrates a strong commitment to the field of hygienic engineering.

Short Profile Profile_Friis.pdf
Satoshi FukuzakiGraduate School of Bioresources, Mie University, JP

Satoshi has pursued academic study on cleaning and disinfecting operations and has given lectures about hygienic management in food manufacturing settings for 22 years at ITCO. Since two year he holds lectures at EHEDG advanced training courses in Japan.

Short Profile Profile_Fukuzaki_01.pdf
Wang GangThe Coca-Cola Company

Wang Gang boasts a career that spans over three decades in world-renowned corporations like Nestlé and The Coca-Cola Company. His broad expertise covers various food categories, as well as quality assurance and food safety management systems. He is skilled in implementing GMP and HACCP, hygienic engineering design, environmental microbiology monitoring and validation of thermal and aseptic processes. Wang also showcases competencies in dairy cattle animal health and welfare.

Short Profile Profile_Gang.pdf
Peet GroblerOFT Group

With a wealth of experience in the design and qualification of Food and Beverage operations and systems such as Bottlewashing, Open Plant Cleaning (OPC) systems, Cleaning in Place (CIP) systems, Track Treatment, Membrane technology and various others, Peet has supported many major International and National customers in South Africa and Africa with training, assessments, problem solving, recommendations to optimise their processes and roll-out of new technology to target markets. Peet is priveledged to present on the topic of Hygiene, Food Safety and Hygienic Design at various events arranged by Industry Associations, Universities and Customers.

Short Profile Profile_Grobler.pdf
Jürgen HofmannIngenieurbüro Hofmann, DE

Jürgen is a member of the EHEDG SubCom Product Portfolio and responsible for the hygienic design principles. He chairs the regional section of Germany and provides lectures in German and English language about all EHEDG topics.

Short Profile Profile_Hoffman.pdf
Shih-Rong HuangFood Industry Research and Development Institute

Shih-Rong Huang studied Food Engineering (with a focus on food process) and holds a degree in Bio-industry Mechatronic Engineering at the National Taiwan University . He is a member of the EHEDG Working Group ‘Certification’ & ’Training & Education’ and secretary for the Taiwan Regional Section of EHEDG.

Short Profile Profile_Huang.pdf
Vladimir KakurinovConsulting and Training Centre KEY, MK

Vladimir worked as an accredited trainer and consultant for 15 years in the fields of food safety and hygiene, with focus on meat, dairy, baking, fruit, vegetables, feed and bottled water industries.

Short Profile Profile_Kakurinov_01.pdf
Jacques KasteleinNL

Jacques is involved in the evaluation, testing and certification of production facilities, process lines and process equipment in the food industry according to the EHEDG test procedures. He is an author of many EHEDG guidelines.

Short Profile Profile_Kastelein_01.pdf
Irene LlorcaAinia Centro Tecnológico, ES

Irene is project manager and researcher at ainia in the quality, food safety and environmental department and the focus of her activities is on food safety and hygiene in the food industry.

Short Profile Profile_Llorca_01.pdf
Knuth LorenzenDE

Knuth gives lectures on all aspects of Hygienic Design, is a honorary member of the EHEDG Executive Committee and an expert in hygienic design.

Short Profile Profile_Lorenzen.pdf
David LowryLowry Food Consulting Ltd., NZ

David has extensive expertise in microbiology, hygienic processing and cleaning and sanitation in all sectors of the food processing industry. He is chairperson of the EHEDG New Zealand Regional Section and a member of the Meat Processing Working Group.

Short Profile Profile_Lowry.pdf
Franz MaderIngenieurbüro Mader, DE

Franz has 20 years’ industrial experience, including wide-ranging experience as Divisional Head of Technology Management for large and medium-sized enterprises. He is also experienced in Hygienic Design.

Short Profile profile_Mader.pdf
Alexánder MarotoEcolab, Costa Rica

Alexánder has been active in the food industry since 1996 (beverage, brewery, dairy, protein, dry products). His areas: training, CIP Health, CIP validation, CIP design, CIP efficiency, Cleaning and sanitation chemistry, CIP Operational Savings, SSOPs, Safety, water distribution design, hygienic design and many others.

Short Profile Profile_Maroto.pdf
Shane MasonPentair Flow Technologies Pacific Pty Ltd, NZ

Shane has 40 years experience as a mechanical engineer working in stainless steel fabrication, and machining industries. He is currently responsible for re-development of hygienic valve products for Pentair, including 3-A and EHEDG certification in the Pacific Region.

Short Profile Profile_Mason.pdf
Marc MauermannChairman / Fraunhofer IVV Dresden, DE

Marc studied mechanical engineering at TU Dresden and is the chairman of the EHEDG WG Training & Education.

Short Profile Profile_Mauermann_01.pdf
Mark MorganUniversity of Tennessee, USA

Dr. Morgan is an Agricultural Engineer and is a Professor and Extension Specialist in Food Process Engineering.

Short Profile Profile_Morgan_01.pdf
Norikazu NakagawaNakagawa Professional Engineer Office, JP

Norikazu has been working for more than 40 years in a company that manufactures and sells seafood, soymilk beverages, prepared foods, etc. He supports the translation of EHEDG documents into Japanese language.

Short Profile Profile_Nakagawa_01.pdf
Kazuhiro NakanishiThe Japan Machinery Manufacturers' Association, JP

Kazuhiro has a great interest in cleaning problems of food manufacturing processes. He is a board member of EHEDG Japan and became authorized trainer in September 2018.

Short Profile Profile_Nakanishi_01.pdf
Dirk NikoleiskiCommercial Food Sanitation

Dirk has extensive practical background in both the food manufacturing and corporate environments at Kraft Foods and Mondelez Int’l, including Quality Manager, Project Manager, Business Development Manager, and multiple Corporate Sanitation roles. In his current role as Food Safety Director at Commercial Food Sanitation, Dirk is managing a team of Food Safety Specialists providing consulting services.

Short Profile Profile_Nikoleiski.pdf
Miomir NikšićUniversity of Belgrade, RS

Miomir has been an UN consultant for 20 years in the fields of food safety and technology. He offers training courses in basic and advanced hygienic design.

Short Profile Profile_Niksic_01.pdf
Navaphattra NunakKMITL, TH

Navaphattra chairs the EHEDG Regional Section Thailand. She is a speaker for several trainings and seminars as an expert in the area of hygienic layout design and hygienic equipment design criteria.

Short Profile Profile_Nunak_01.pdf
Hiroyuki OmuraThe Japan food machinery manufacturer’s association, JP

Hiroyuki is performing JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards) development of a food-processing machine, and provides a business trainings, workshops and seminars concerning safety and hygiene risk assessment and protective measures.

Short Profile Profile_Omura_01.pdf
Barbaros ÖzerKimera Life Sciences R&D Ltd., TR

Prof. Özers major research fields are: dairy science and technology, novel product development, food safety, dairy microbiology and dairy-based beverages.

Short Profile Profile_Ozer_01.pdf
Marisa PadulaInstitute of Food Technology – ITAL

Dr. Marisa Padula is a Food Engineer and holds a MSc and PhD in Food Science from the Faculty of Food Engineering/State University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil. Currently a Professor at ITAL’s Master’s Programme of Food Science & Technology and Chair of EHEDG Regional Section Brazil.

Short Profile Profile_Padula.pdf
Eric PartingtonNickel Institute, UK

Eric is chariman of the Regional section UK & Ireland. He is also a Working Group chairman.

Short Profile Profile_Partington_01.pdf
Paz Lemus
Esmeralda Paz LemusLEFIX y Asociados, LATAM

Esmeralda is consultant, trainer and auditor in food safety, processing and food regulation in México and Latin America by LEFIX y Asociados from 2003. She is professor at the UNAM teaching Food Safety and regulations issues.

Short Profile Profile_Paz.pdf
Johan RoelsJongerius Technology N.V., BE

In the last 10 years, Johan assisted in developing several documents concerning the hygienic design of equipment together with the Working Group Dry Materials Handling.

Short Profile Profile_Roels_01.pdf
Olivier RondouinDOCEOR, FR

Olivier accompanies and applies best hygienic design practices (EHEDG, 3A, BISSC, NSF ...) with equipment manufacturers and food companies. He is a member of the EHEDG WG Training & Education and chair of the WG Foreign Bodies.

Short Profile Profile_Rondouin_01.pdf
Nicolas RossiIdele

Nicolas Rossi is working as Project manager and researcher at Idele (AEO) and ACTALIA (ATL). He is mainly focusing on hygiene and innovative technologies.

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Gerhard SchleiningFormerly: BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, AT

Gerhard is a member of the EHEDG WG Training & Education and chairs the EHEDG Regional Section Austria.

Short Profile Profile_Schleining_01.pdf
Hideo ShidaraHygienic Engineering Consultant, JP

Hideo worked with in dairy industry in Japan for 40 years, mainly for engineering design and production technology. He is an independent Hygienic Engineering Consultant and a member of the EHEDG Japan Regional Committee since 2015.

Short Profile Profile_Shidara_01.pdf
Yoshiharu ShimizuIwai Kikai Kogyo Co., Ltd, JP

Yoshiharu develops equipment used in food production and engineering food plants. Based on his extensive experience over many years, he has been managing the research and development department and engineering department and is striving to improve the hyg

Short Profile Profile_Shimizu_01.pdf
Soro Martorell
Rafael Soro Martorellainia Centro Tecnológico, ES

Rafael's main focus is on food safety, hygiene in the food industry and hygienic design of equipment and facilities. He provides technical assistance to companies in the development, implementation and auditing food safety management systems.

Short Profile Profile_Soro_01.pdf
Taweepol SuesutKMITL, TH

Taweepol is active in EHEDG since 2009 as co-chair of the EHEDG Thailand. He is speaker for several trainings and seminars relating to hygienic design in the food and beverage industries.

Short Profile Profile_Suesut_01.pdf
Worapanya SuthanupaphwutLineMaker Engineering Co., Ltd.

Worapanya Suthanupaphwut has a degree in Production engineering and Management business administration. He is a committee and trainer of the regional section EHEDG Thailand.

Short Profile Profile_Suthanupaphwut.pdf
Hein TimmermanDiversey, BE

Hein is an expert in dairy, processed food technology and CIP techniques. He has been involved with EHEDG Working Groups for several years and is the chairman of EHEDG Belgium.

Short Profile Profile_Timmerman.pdf
Andrew TimperleyTimperley Consulting, UK

Andy is an Hygienic Design Engineer, working as a Consultant to the Food Industry. He has over thirty five years’ experience in engineering related disciplines.

Short Profile Profile_Timperley.pdf
Marcos TorresManufacturas el Venado, Mexico

Marcos is the CEO and Co-owner at Manufacturas el Venado, a Mexican company that designs and produces industrial parts in stainless steel for the food, chemical and transport industry. He has taught Engineering and Design at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León and has extensive knowledge in hygienic design.

Short Profile Profile_Torres.pdf
Tadashi TsuchiyaJapan Food Research Laboratories (JFRL), JP

Tadashi's areas of activities are consultation about hygienic control for food manufacture, hygienic survey, hygienic training for employees, in addition to microbial testing.

Short Profile Profile_Tsuchiya_01.pdf
Gun WirtanenLövas, FI

Gun was a member of the EHEDG Executive Committee from 1999 to 2013. She has also been involved in the Test Methods subgroup and the Nordic Regional Section.

Short Profile Profile_Wirtanen.pdf
Patrick WoutersCargill, NL

Patrick's expertise areas are Hygienic Equipment, Process, Building & Utility Design, Aseptic Processing, Commissioning and Validation of Process Lines, Cleaning & Disinfection, Quality Management, HACCP and Training & Education.

Short Profile Profile_Wouters.pdf
Binghuei Barry YangFIRDI, TW

Berry is Deputy Director-General at Food Industry Research and Development Institute. He is the chair of Regional Section Taiwan and is a member of the SubCom Regional Development.

Short Profile Profile_Yang.pdf
Xu YiTetra Pak

Yi Xu has got over 15 years of experience in the food industry. He has been concentrated on food quality & safety and hygienic engineering aspects.

Short Profile Profile_Yi_Xu_01.pdf
Hui ZhangUnilever, NL

Hui's expertise areas are Hygienic Design of Equipment, Process Line Layout and Buildings, Cleaning and Disinfection, Quality Management and Risk Control in Production, Training and Education

Short Profile Profile_Zhang_01.pdf