Nadia has over 25 years of experience in various Quality Assurance/Technical roles. She has worked within a variety of food manufacturing facilities, as well as retail, which include industries such as bakery, confectionery and dairy. Nadia has expertise in Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Food Safety, and Hygiene. She has strong auditing and training skills. She is currently a registered auditor for GFSI standards such as BRCGS, FSSC, and SQF. In addition, she audits unaccredited standards such as the Gluten-Free, HACCP, and GMP. Nadia is a BRCGS Approved Training Partner for Food, Storage & Distribution, Packaging, Agents and Brokers, and Retail. With SQF she is a certified consultant, auditor and trainer for all standards. Nadia has worked with globally recognized organizations including Cadbury Chocolate, Maple Leaf Foods- Canada Bread and SAI Global, and SGS. Nadia is currently the Owner/President of Lumar Food Safety Services Ltd and is the recipient of the Approved Training Partner and Consultant of the year for BRC 2017, the Alumnus of Distinction Award from Centennial College in 2018, and Auditor of the year 2019 BCRGS Nominated for 2021 Premiers award for Outstanding Ontario College Graduate.
Nadia is currently a member of, the IAFP (International Association for Food Protection), and OFPA Ontario Food Protection Association). The SQF Training center technical advisory committee representative, she is also on the board of directors with OFPA, as the current president. Nadia’s educational background includes an Industrial Microbiology honours diploma, a Marketing bachelor, a certificate in management, Six Sigma, and ongoing courses for professional development in food safety. She has attended the University of Toronto, Centennial College, and York University.
Day 1: Apr 18, 2023
PANEL: GLOBAL STANDARDS
Identify the right global standard for your company
While there are several internationally recognized standards to choose from, they are not all appropriate for every business type. Bolster your knowledge of which one best suits your company’s operations. Take away specific solutions to:
- Assess the strengths and weaknesses of each standard compared against your company’s scope of activities and those of your peers
- Determine whether your current certification still meets your needs
- How the GFSI standards encompass regulations including SFC Regulations
Take back to your office actionable strategies that differentiate between global standards and SFC Regulations to improve productivity.
Day 2: Apr 19, 2023