Dr. Hannah Lester
Hannah is the CEO of Pen & Tec Consulting and is a specialist in novel food & feed regulations in the EU & other major global markets. She helps companies to overcome regulatory hurdles & offers strategic solutions to get to market in a cost-effective & time-effective way. Hannah is an expert in alternative proteins and has worked extensively on fermentation-derived proteins, plant proteins and cell-based products finding regulatory solutions for Pen & Tec´s clients. Hannah studied for a PhD at the Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh and has an MSc in Veterinary Public Health from the University of Glasgow. She has worked for and managed Contract Research Organisations in the UK, and has also worked in academia and for governments, providing science and veterinary policy advice.
Pen & Tec is a specialist consultancy with over 20 years’ experience advising companies on the regulatory requirements for the food and animal feed industry worldwide. We help clients take food and feed products to market faster, and offer strategic advice on optimising the return on investment from their existing product portfolios.