Advisory Boards

The Institute benefits from the advice and counsel of three outstanding Advisory Boards in Europe, Australasia, and North America. Our boards are supported by some of the world’s biggest brands and comprise senior executives that have shown an ongoing commitment to the Institute’s growth.



The Australasian Advisory Board

Lisa Ronson

Chief Marketing Officer

Nick Hickford

Marketing & Innovation Director George Weston Foods

Suresh Balaji

Regional Head of Marketing, Asia Pacific

The European Advisory Board

Conny Braams

Chief Digital & Marketing Officer

Dr Gabi Trinkfass

Director of International Brand Management

Jane Wakely

Lead CMO and Pet Nutrition CMO

Merete Hoberg

Director Marketing Strategy & Innovation

Nigyar Makhmudova

Chief Growth Officer

Pierre Laubies

Managing Director Elmfort Capital BV

The North American Advisory Board

Jami Guthrie

Vice President, Consumer Insights

Kelly Johnson

VP, Advertising & Marketing Intelligence

Norman de Greve

Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer
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