Steering Committee

Béatrice Morio-Liondore

Béatrice Morio-Liondore

Name: Béatrice Morio-Liondore

Position: Chair

Affiliation: INRAE

Country: France


Bio:

Béatrice Morio-Liondore is research director at INRAE (National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment). She holds a PhD in physiology and conducts since then translational researchs in nutrition and physical activity. She led a team on obesity prevention within the Human Nutrition Unit in Clermont-Ferrand. She then joined the CarMeN laboratory (Cardio-Metabolism, Diabetes and Nutrition) in Lyon to work on the molecular mechanisms contributing to type 2 diabetes. Involved in expert missions in France and internationally, she is a member of the Expert Committee on nutrition of the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) and president of the French Society of Nutrition (SFN).

Juan Riese

Juan Riese

Name: Juan Riese

Position: JPI HDHL MB member

Affiliation: ISCIII

Country: Spain


Bio:

Juan E. Riese holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Valencia, a MBA from the Polytechnic University of Madrid with focus in Management of Technological Innovation, and a Master in Direction and Management of RDI in Health Sciences from the University of Alcalá de Henares, UNED and the National School of Health.

He was a researcher in Experimental Oncology for 20 years in Berlin and Madrid. He has held various Business Management positions both in Development and in Business Development in biotechnology companies in Madrid. Currently, and since 2007, he is scientific-technical advisor for European projects in the health field at the Carlos III Health Institute (General Sub-Directorate of International Research Programs) and NCP for Health in the 7th Framework Programme, HORIZON 2020, Horizon Europe and Initiative of European Medicines (IMI). He has been coordinator of the Joint Action CHRODIS funded by DG-Santé.

Oliver Mayer

Name: Oliver Mayer

Position: JPI HDHL MB member

Affiliation: BMBWF

Country: Austria


Bio:

Oliver Mayer works as Scientific Officer in the Life Sciences Unit of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF). After he finished his PhD (molecular biology) he worked at Universities as scientist and later on in the areas of project and research management and in science-communication agencies. At the BMBWF he is responsible for national and international activities in the areas of life-science and medical research as well as research strategy- or policy-development. Currently Oliver is the Austrian representative in the governing boards of two Joint Programming Initiatives (A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life as Management Board and Steering Committee Member; Neurodegenerative Diseases as Management Board Member) and in the Assembly of Members of the Biobanking ESFRI-Infrastructure (BBMRI-ERIC). On national level he is for example member of the Advisory Board for Rare Diseases

Minna Huttunen

Minna Huttunen

Name: Minna Huttunen

Position: JPI HDHL MB member

Affiliation: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Country: Finland


Bio:

Minna Huttunen is a senior officer on food policy at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland. She is a member of the National Nutrition Council of Finland and a secretary for the Food Policy Committee. Her tasks include food and nutrition policy related collaboration on national and international level. She is a co-chair for SCAR food systems working group and a management board member of JPI HDHL. She has a PhD in human nutrition.

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