Welcoming our new colleague

IFOAM Organics Europe is excited to welcome its new colleague, who joined our team in March.

Emel Ozturk

IFOAM Organics Europe is excited to welcome their new colleague Emel Ozturk. She joined the Research and Innovation unit as an in-house consultant on 1 March and will provide support for several Horizon 2020 projects, namely EUREKA, LIVESEED, OK-Net EcoFeed and ReMIX until November 2021.

Emel is a food engineer with two master’s degrees on organic food quality and the socio-economic impact of organic agriculture. Prior to joining IFOAM Organics Europe, she worked at Ecocert Turkey for eight years, where she acquired experience in inspection and certification of organic products. She then completed her Ph.D. at Marche Polytechnic University in Italy on consumer behaviour, focusing on behaviour analysis with neuro-marketing tools, such as Eye Tracker. She will continue to collaborate with the Marche Polytechnic University on different projects.

Emel is a Turkish native who has been living in Italy for the last seven years. She is very excited to join IFOAM Organics Europe and gain new experience

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