Nadia has over 20 years of experience in various Quality Assurance/Technical roles. She has worked within a variety of food manufacturing facilities, as well as retail, which include industries such as bakery, confectionery and dairy. Nadia has expertise in Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Food Safety, and Hygiene. She has strong auditing and training skills. She is currently a registered auditor for GFSI standards such as BRCGS, FSSC, and SQF. In addition, she audits to unaccredited standards such as the Gluten Free certification program, HACCP, and GMP. Nadia is a BRCGS Approved Training Partner for Food, Storage & Distribution, Packaging, Agents and Brokers, and Retail. With SQF she is a certified consultant, auditor and trainer. Nadia has worked with globally recognized organizations including Cadbury Chocolate, Maple Leaf Foods- Canada Bread and SAI Global, and SGS. Nadia is currently the Owner/President of Lumar Food Safety Services Ltd and is the recipient of the Approved Training Partner and Consultant of the year for BRCGS 2017, Auditor of the year 2019 BRGS, and received the Alumnus of Distinction Award from Centennial College in 2018.
Nadia is currently a member of The American Society of Quality, IAFP, and OFPA. She is the Chair for the Sanitation and Hygiene Professional Development group for IAFP, the SQF Training center technical advisory committee representative, she is also on the board of directors with OFPA. Nadia’s educational background includes Industrial Microbiology honors diploma, Marketing bachelors, certificate in management, Six Sigma, and ongoing courses for professional development in food safety. She has attended University of Toronto, Centennial College, and York University.