Dr Sigrid Wertheim-Heck is a researcher in consumption sociology with the main area of interest in food security (access, safety, diversity, and nutrition). She has a master's degree in history and international relations, a master's degree in Russian and Eurasian Studies. She received her PhD in 2015 at Wageningen University
. As of October 2016, Sigrid holds the research chair of Food and Healthy Living at Aeres UAS
Dr Sigrid Wertheim-Heck is Director Marketing and Business Development of Fresh Studio
and founder of the innovative platform Food Synectics. Sigrid is working in the field of research and policy advice as well as a growth strategy and innovation consultancy in particular in Vietnam, Myanmar and the Philippines.