Traning and Education

EHEDG Authorized Trainers

The members of the EHEDG Training & Education Working Group commit themselves to developing high-quality and practically-oriented training material based on the EHEDG guidelines. They are a team of experts mainly from the user industries, academia, educational institutes and consultancy with a profound and long-term EHEDG background. Being EHEDG-accredited, they are the only persons authorized to teach and impart know-how based on the EHEDG guideline portfolio.

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)
Karl-Heinz Bahr Thales Consult Berlin, DE

Karl-Heinz Bahr 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_2017.pdf
Udo Baitinger BGN, DE

Udo Baitinger is chairman of the CEN TC 153, Hygienic Design Inspector for the test and certification body for food and packaging (DGUV Test), he gives lectures and seminars on Hygienic Design and is a member of the EHEDG WG Training & Education.

Short Profile Profile_Baitinger_2016.pdf
Martin Barnickel Bayerische LFL, DE

Martin Barnickel 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 Betta SIIIA, IT

Giampaolo Betta organises seminars and offers training in basic and advanced hygienic design. These courses are tailored for food producers, equipment manufacturers and other stakeholders.

Short Profile Profile_Betta.pdf
Wouter Burggraaf Burggraaf & Partners B.V., NL

Wouter Burggraaf is an international trainer and consultant for hygienic design both for equipment manufacturers and food producers.

Short Profile Profile_Burggraaf.pdf
Roland Cocker Cocker Consulting, IE

Dr Cocker has since 1999 provided many training courses around the world and is co-designer and presenter of the EHEDG International Course, given in Denmark, Austria, Spain and the Netherlands on many occasions.

Short Profile Cocker_Profile_2015.pdf
Roy Curiel NL

Roy Curiel 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.pdf
Onur Devres Devres Technology Ltd., TR

Devres 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_2017_2.pdf
Marco Antonio León Félix LEFIX y Asociados, MX

Marco Félix has been consultant, trainer and auditor for Food Safety Systems in Mexico and Latin America for more than 250 Food Enterprises since 1992. He is director at LEFIX y Asociados and is in charge of the Food Safety Evaluations for GFSI schemes.

Short Profile Profile_Felix.pdf
Juliane Dias Gonçalves Flavor Food Consulting, BR

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

Short Profile Profile_Dias_2016.pdf
Jürgen Hofmann Ingenieurbüro Hofmann, DE

Jürgen Hofmann 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 Hofmann_Profile_2015.pdf
Vladimir Kakurinov Consulting and Training Centre KEY, MK

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 Kakurinov_Profile_2016.pdf
Jacques Kastelein NL

Jacques Kastelein 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.pdf
Irene Llorca Ainia Centro Tecnológico, ES

Irene Llorca 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.pdf
Knuth Lorenzen DE

Knuth Lorenzen gives lectures on all aspects of Hygienic Design, is member of the EHEDG Executive Committee, Chairman of the Training & Education Working Group and an Expert in Hygienic Design.

Short Profile Lorenzen_Profile_2015.pdf
Franz Mader Ingenieurbüro Mader, DE

Graduate Engineer with 20 years’ industrial experience, including wide-ranging experience as Divisional Head of Technology Management for large and medium-sized enterprises. Also experienced in Hygienic Design.

Short Profile Profile_Mader_2016.pdf
Marc Mauermann Co-Chairman / Fraunhofer IVV Dresden, DE

Marc Mauermann studied mechanical engineering at TU Dresden and is the co-chair of the EHEDG WG Training & Education.

Short Profile Mauermann_Profile_2015.pdf
Mark Morgan University of Tennessee, USA
Barbaros Özer Kimera 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_Oezer_2017.pdf
Eric Partington Nickel Institute, UK
Olivier Rondouin DOCEOR, FR

Accompanies and applies best hygienic design practices (EHEDG, 3A, BISSC, NSF ...) for over 17 years with equipment manufacturers and food companies. Since 2011 he is a member of the EHEDG WG Training & Education.

Short Profile Rondouin_Profile_2015.pdf
Ferdinand Schwabe Hygienic Design Consultant, DE

Consultant for food equipment manufacturers. Does 3-A third party inspections and gives seminars and in-house training courses for hygienic design and materials in contact with food.

Short Profile Schwabe_Profile_2015.pdf
Rafael Soro-Martorell Ainia Centro Tecnológico, ES

Rafael Soro'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.pdf
Bernhard Spies Technical University of Munich, DE

Bernhard Spies gives lectures in Hygienic Design and Material Science. He is a member of the EHEDG WG Training & Education.

Short Profile Profile_Spies_2016.pdf
Hein Timmerman Diversey, 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_2017.pdf
Andrew Timperley Timperley Consulting, UK Short Profile Profile_Timperley.pdf
Patrick Wouters Cargill, NL

Patrick Wouter'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 Wouters_Profile_2015.pdf
Binghuei Barry Yang FIRDI, TW
Hui Zhang Unilever, 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_2016.pdf