Dr Lucia Anelich served as Extra-Ordinary Associate Professor in the Department of Food Science, Stellenbosch University in South Africa 2011-2014 and is involved in a number of national and international organizations.  Click here for her brief biography. Her involvement includes:

  • ICMSF - International Commission on the Microbiological Specifications for Foods - Elected Member in 2005.
  • IUFOST - International Union of Food Science and Technology:
    • Chair of the Scientific Council (2016-2018) and therefore member of the Governing Council once again and member of the Board;
    • Chair-Elect of the Scientific Council (2014-2016);
    • Elected to Scientific Council (2012-2014);
    • Served two terms on the Governing Council (2006-2008-2010);
    • Member of Food Safety Expert Committee (current). 
  • IAFoST - International Academy of Food Science and Technology - Elected Fellow in 2010.
  • GFSI - Global Food Safety Initiative - Past Member of Technical Committee and Advisory Council.
  • AU - African Union - Invited Member of Food Hygiene Expert Committee (2012-2016).
  • GHI - Global Harmonization Initiative - Part of South African Representation Group.
  • SAAFoST - South African Association for Food Science and Technology:
    • Current President 
    • Past Chair of Northern Branch;
    • Past Vice-President;
    • Past Member of Council.
  • SAAFoST Foundation - Member of Board of Trustees until 2015.
  • SABS - South African Bureau of Standards - Elected Chair of the Food Hygiene Technical Committee in 2012 and again in 2016.
  • SANAS - South African National Accreditation System - Technical Assessor for Accreditation of Certification Bodies to HACCP, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000 as well for Inspection Bodies to ISO 17020. 
  • RvA - Dutch Accreditation Council - Technical Expert for Accreditation of Certification Bodies to FSSC 22000.
  • ILSI SA - International Life Sciences Institute of South Africa - part time Executive and Scientific Director.