Home base: Brussels, Belgium
Prior to joining Foodwit, Val practiced FDA regulatory law for over twelve years. With experience in government, private practice, and in-house legal departments, Val is focused on making the highest-quality compliance support available to companies at every stage. Val specializes in creating practical regulatory strategies to help innovative food brands get to market.
In her downtime, Val can be found bingeing fiction podcasts, playing the guitar badly, and planning food-centered adventures for her family.
Senior Counsel, Regulatory Compliance & Government Affairs
Assistant Chief Counsel
Advised General Counsel and extended operations teams on food safety and regulatory program gaps. Created roadmap for closing immediate gaps and implementing risk-based programs for FSMA compliance.
Drove C-Suite sponsored initiative to develop a custom compliance program in preparation for initial public offering. Accelerated national program rollout timeline from 6 months to 10 weeks.