TEAM & NETWORK
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    Depth and Diversity of Expertise

    Our experts’ highly developed skill-set and diverse fields of expertise ensure clients get the innovative and sustainable solutions they need. Our core intervention areas are:
    – Connecting producers and traders to international markets
    – Agricultural production systems
    – Plant and Animal health, hygiene and safety at any step of the supply chain
    – Improving official controls (capacity building of the competent authorities,
    – Food science, technology, and process
    – Quality management systems and the compliance with requirements of related standards: ISO/IEC 17025, ISO/IEC 9001:2015, ISO 22000, HACCP,

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    International & Local Resources

    At AFSIM, we blend the best of international know-how and local experience, in the aim to develop the capabilities of Myanma specialists
    The team consists of professionals from the agricultural and consulting sectors. Our international associates bring years of experience at the highest level in their field of expertise; the local specialists are selected based on their practical experience and past achievements. We use a very practical approach to problem solving and work onsite with our clients, wherever they are.

Meet Our Team

Alain Peyré

MSc and Engineer in Food Science & Technology from ONIRIS (Nantes, France). Alain had a first career during 15 years as an executive in dairy, spices, fruits, food testing, and textile industries. In 2003, he became a consulting engineer, developing quality and safety systems, optimizing agri-food value chains, and enhancing competitiveness of SMEs and producer groups in the Asia and Pacific regions.

Alain Peyré

MSc and Engineer in Food Science & Technology from ONIRIS...

Dr Ana Batalha

Dr Ana Batalha is a veterinarian with a Master degree in Public Health. She brings 25 years’ experience in the food safety field at national, EU and international levels.  She was Head of the Veterinary Pharmacy Unit and developed the National Veterinary Pharmacovigilance System in Portugal. She joined the European Commission on 1996 to work on pharmacovigilance, EU policy and legislation and later on SPS bilateral agreements with third countries in DG SANCO.

As a Counsellor in the Permanent Representation of Portugal to the EU in Brussels from 2001, she was then responsible for SPS questions and food safety legislation during 7 years.  She was then a Technical Adviser at EDES COLEACP (an EC SPS support programme), coordinating the interventions in ACP countries, and strengthening the official food safety control system.

Dr Batalha is a certified assessor of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE PVS Pathway tool) and has performed many OIE evaluations in Africa, Latin America and Asia.  She is a Joint External Evaluation assessor for the World Health Organization.

 

Dr Ana Batalha

Dr Ana Batalha is a veterinarian with a Master degree...

Nicolas Fardet

BSc Education University of Dijon, France, Masters in Commerce (IMEA, France). Nicolas was during 5 years Director of Myanmar companies in the tourism and agri-food trade field. He was then during 7 years Sales Manager in large companies (scientific equipment, energy, real estate).

Nicolas Fardet

BSc Education University of Dijon, France, Masters in Commerce (IMEA,...

Daw Moh Moh Ei Swe

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Daw Moh Moh Ei Swe

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Dr Olafur Oddgeirsson

PhD Veterinary Science. Dr Oddgeirsson is the Principal of Food Control Co, Ltd, an EU-based consulting company and the current Vice-President of International Veterinary Association. His experience in developing official food control systems spans over 20 years, both in the public service (UK and the EC FVO), within development projects (FAO, WB, EC, etc) and for private clients.

Dr Olafur Oddgeirsson

PhD Veterinary Science. Dr Oddgeirsson is the Principal of Food...

Daw Chaw Cherry Htay

MSc from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Daw Cherry is certified CIEH food specialist level3, as well as a SCORE trainer. She has several years’ experience as trainer in the fields of quality management, food safety, productivity and organization.

Daw Chaw Cherry Htay

MSc from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Daw Cherry...

U Thura Kyaw

Masters of Engineering, Food Technology, Asian Institute Technology, Thailand.

Post-Grad Diploma, Food Technology, YTU, Yangon, Myanmar. U Thura Kyaw has held incremental responsibility in the industry, both as an application engineer, a supply chain executive manager. He is training on food safety and lecturing on food technology at the Yangon University.

U Thura Kyaw

Masters of Engineering, Food Technology, Asian Institute Technology, Thailand. Post-Grad...

Daw San San Myint

Daw San San holds a MSc in Chemistry Engineering from Yangon Technological University,

She has an industry career spanning 15 years in the food sector as quality manager in a brewery, and then as laboratory manager at the MFPEA food testing laboratory. She has acted as food safety specialist and trainer for UNIDO and for several private companies. Daw San San is certified CIEH food specialist level3, as well as a SCORE trainer.

Daw San San Myint

Daw San San holds a MSc in Chemistry Engineering from...

Richard Moody

BSc Economy, University of Leeds. Richard is a licensed lawyer specialist of SPS issues. His career spans 15 years in ODA projects as senior expert on TBT and SPS issues, developing legal and regulatory frameworks for agri-food products.

Richard Moody

BSc Economy, University of Leeds. Richard is a licensed lawyer...

Daw Htet Htet Thi Oo

B.E (Chemical), Thanlyin Technological University, with specialization in Food Science and Technology. She has over 15 years’ experience working in the agri-food industry, having successfully hold responsibility as manager in food processing factories, food safety expert for UNIDO. She is currently quality assurance manager for a large distribution group.

Daw Htet Htet Thi Oo

B.E (Chemical), Thanlyin Technological University, with specialization in Food Science...

Benoit Glaud

Mr Glaud is an analytical laboratory expert specializing in advanced detection methods. He brings 25 years’ experience in developing competence and QMS in laboratories. He is also a knowledgeable consultant and trainer for food safety control systems.

Benoit Glaud

Mr Glaud is an analytical laboratory expert specializing in advanced...

Dr Thein Myint Aung

Master’s degree Human Nutrition & Rural Development from Ghent University (NL)

, BSc Veterinary Science, University of Yezin

She has over 20 years’ experience in community development, agriculture development projects, value chain development. Aung has worked in several large projects for JICA (CDZ),FAO, ILO, DANIDA (Fisheries), ICCO (Pulse, People, Planet). Regularly called upon by development projects as team leader, capacity building specialist, and project evaluator.

Dr Thein Myint Aung

Master’s degree Human Nutrition & Rural Development from Ghent University...

U Khin Zaw Tun

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U Khin Zaw Tun

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Peter Liehne

After his MSc Zoology, Peter was during several years a researcher and lecturer. He then became the CEO of Biosecurity Australia, and finally ensured the leadership at the Food Safety Agency Australia New Zealand. He has in-depth knowledge on system approach of food safety and official controls, and is regularly called upon as Senior Expert for FAO, ADB and UN projects related to agri-food value chains.

Peter Liehne

After his MSc Zoology, Peter was during several years a...

Participation in Networks

We are connected to several organizations and networks: French CCI, Eurocham, MAN, MFPEA, FSWG, FOSTA, Agri-Pro Focus, Agriterra, etc. This enables us to find the right partner to scale up our interventions.