About The GFSR Team
Founder & President
Tina founded GFSR in 2009 with the mission of helping educate and support the food industry’s ongoing quest to improve food safety. GFSR has grown to be a trusted and recognizable brand with an active readership and online following. Complimenting GFSR, Tina is launching the Safe-Food Training Hub, an online food industry training portal. Bringing over 20 years publishing experience in both digital and print, along with her background in the food service and hospitality industry, Tina utilizes her wealth of insights and vast network to help businesses achieve their food safety and compliance goals.
Managing Editor Content & Communications
Susan has been with GFSR for nearly three years and has helped us grow our content offering into multi-media. Susan manages our digital channels: website, webinars, webcasts, newsletter, blog and social media groups and networks. She is a published author of four books, including one on content marketing.
Digital Sales Manager
Justin Senior is a respected digital advertising professional with an accomplished track record over many years of managing online campaigns. He began building digital campaigns over 8 years ago while extending his network across niche markets in technology and education related industries. He has developed a strong credibility for maintaining transparency while maximizing his creative approach to each campaign.
Manager Operations & Monetization
Jannet has a degree in Economics with experience in advanced accounting practices and business models. Prior to joining GFSR, she worked with two companies who were acquired. Jannet has worked closely with Tina to build our financial models, sales projections and help support all business development initiatives.
Web Development & IT Manager
Michel is an integral part of GFSR’s Senior Management having worked with GFSR since it first launched, 7 years ago as our lead developer and IT Manager. Michel holds an MBA from Schulich Business School at York University and a Masters in Computer Science and has worked in a part-time management capacity with IBM’s Watson and recently completed the Ethan Allen website. Michel is our lead developer for our latest digital platform, the Safe-Food Training Hub (TM) which will provide the industry with a convenient, cost-effective way to find and access quality food safety training.
Digital and Social Media Manager
Tania has a diploma in Sales and Marketing Business Administration. Tania is currently responsible for managing and executing GFSR’s online social media strategy and community management so that GFSR can build it’s organic traffic, create greater engagement, and further deepen and build a relationship with food professionals around the globe.
Adeola has worked with GFSR for six years providing content marketing and technical execution for webinars, e-marketing and databases. Adeola’s strategic marketing expertise combined with her technical knowledge is valuable to ensuring market expansion of our new division The Safe-Food Training Hub.
Grant Researcher & Writer
Dr. Suzanne Osborne’s expertise is in the field of host-pathogen interactions and food-borne bacteria. She has a doctoral degree at McMaster University and worked as a Re-search Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children. Suzanne does freelance science writing and grant writing and has been a contributing writer to Global Food Safety Resource for the past five years.