Nena Velickovic



With 20+ years of professional experience, Nena Velickovic has helmed NV Consulting since 2010 with expertise in food safety, product and process risk assessment, regulatory compliance, sensory evaluation, and training services. Nena led the implementation of BRCGS Standard for leading food companies in Canada and the development and implementation of Food Safety Plan for retailers across North America. She provided training in FSQMS for private label development for the largest retailer in South America, implemented Quality Management Program for Importers (QMPI) for the leading Canadian National Retailer and developed its National Training Program for Seafood Sensory Evaluation and Seafood Spoilage for Distribution Centres. Nena’s knowledge of food retail and private label development allows her to support clients in meeting the Retail world requirements. She gets deeply involved with clients’ daily operations and works with clients on development of best approach and practical ways of meeting the requirements of the BRCGS Standard. In preparation for Certification Audits, Nena implements and guides her clients through compliance and pre-audit assessments and helps them choose the best fit for the unique challenges each client is facing. Nena is BRC Accredited Training Provider for Food and has delivered 100+ training courses: Internal Auditing, Understanding the Requirements of BRCGS Standard, Implementation of BRCGS Standard, 3rd party BRCGS Auditor, HACCP at various levels, Root Cause Analysis, Allergen Management, Recall and Traceability, GMP’s, Shelf Life Determination, Seafood Sensory Evaluation and Seafood Spoilage. Nena holds a B.Sc. in Food Science and is a Certified National Food Safety Trainer.