Since 2015, Sandra Einerhand heads Einerhand Science & Innovation, a consultancy providing nutritional solutions to the nutrition and dietary supplements industry. She also is a partner of Nutrition Consultants Cooperative (NCC) and works as fellow for Presans, a Paris-based service provider in high-end open innovation. Sandra advises companies on innovation, nutrition and health-related topics and regularly speaks at conferences and exhibitions.
Before 2015, she worked for Danone Nutricia Research, Tate & Lyle Ingredients and Lipid Nutrition as Scientific Program Director and Nutrition & Health Director leading large scientific programs to bring new (natural) ingredients and (specialty) food products to the market with scientifically proven health benefits yielding several patents.
During the first part of her career, she worked as assistant (AMC, Amsterdam) and associate professor (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam) specialized in gut health and published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. She studied Chemistry in Amsterdam and has a PhD in Medicine.
She has more than 20 years of experience in business-oriented research management and innovation in nutrition, gut and metabolic health.