Anke Sentko is Vice President Regulatory Affairs & Nutrition Communication for BENEO, including the BENEO Institute. In parallel she has her own independent consultancy, SentkoConsult GmbH.
Anke graduated from the University of Bonn, Germany in 1982 with a diploma in Nutrition and Economy. After some time as an employee with SÜDZUCKER in Research & Development and food legislation she became Regulatory Affairs Manager for Palatinit GmbH, Germany. In 2007 she joined the BENEO Group.
She is actively involved in Codex Alimentarius work, a member of the German Food Law Association (BLL), and of the German Nutrition Society (DGE). In addition she is an associate member of the Southeast Asia Public Health Nutrition Network (SEA-PHN), and a member of the board of the Calorie Control Council, USA.
There is a growing understanding among consumers of all ages that, what they eat today will determine their health status tomorrow. But despite this, obesity and diabetes in Asia Pacific region continues to soar. This panel will look at the latest consumer findings and research developments to ask, is industry doing enough to ensure consumers can eat the products they want, without the associated health risks.