<b>Jens</b> <b>Bleiel</b>, <b>Bleiel</b>
Jens Bleiel
Independent Food Innovation Consultant

Jens started his career at a management consultant company in Germany and later joined Dutch company, Numico where he held multiple management and executive functions in the baby food branch and was Global Marketing Director for Infant Milks. After 10 years at Numico, he joined Dutch multinational DSM as Senior Vice President of Metabolic Health Products where he built the functional food business in the area of metabolic health products. From 2009 to 2018, Jens was Chief Executive Officer of Food for Health Ireland, which combines world-class science of 7 Public Research Organisations and the industry expertise of 5 leading dairy companies in Ireland to improve health through innovation in food. Since September 2018, Jens has worked as mentor and advisor for innovation-driven nutrition, food ingredients and technology companies.