Dr. Sigrid Wertheim-Heck is a researcher in consumption sociology with a main area of interest in food security (access, safety, diversity and nutrition).
She has a master in history and international relations, a master in Russian and Eurasian Studies and received her PhD in 2015 at Wageningen University with a thesis on Food safety concerns and shopping for daily vegetables in modernizing Vietnam. 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 growth strategy and innovation consultancy in particular in Vietnam, Myanmar and Philippines. She is regularly consulted as strategic policy advisor agro-food by different companies, research institutes and governments on issues related to food security in the emerging markets of Southeast Asia. Dr. Sigrid Wertheim-Heck has particular qualifications in consumer and market research on access to sustainable food and on food security.