Dear SAAFoST member,

We are pleased to announce the appointment, on a part-time contract of the new SAAFoST CEO (Chief Executive Officer) Susan Featherstone.

Susan holds a BSc (Honours degree) in Medicine from the University of Cape Town and is a registered Professional Natural Scientist (Biological Sciences) as well as an elected Board Member of the Institute of Thermal Processing Specialists (

Susan runs her own company Safe -Food Consulting, and has extensive experience in the Food Industry, ranging from R&D, Quality and laboratory management.

Susan has been a SAAFoST member and actively participated in SAAFoST activities for over twenty-five years. We are excited to formally welcome Susan Featherstone to the SAAFoST team!