Ms Annette has fifteen years of professional experience in technical areas (food loss and waste, One Health issues, nutrition, food safety and quality, value chain analysis), communication and resource mobilization/partnerships in food and agriculture. She has developed her skills in humanitarian and development organizations, as well as in the context of businesses and research departments.
Myriam joined FAO in 2012 as an Associate Professional Officer with the Food Safety and Quality unit. She contributed to the development and implementation of capacity development projects at both regional and national levels, including a regional project on development of food safety policy in West Africa. During 2015 – 2018, she worked for the Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction as a consultant at the FAO Headquarters in Rome and FAO Regional Office for Africa. Myriam was responsible for technical review of food loss assessment reports from over 15 African countries, development of technical and policy materials, as well as organization and facilitation of multi-stakeholder policy orientation workshops on post-harvest grain loss management.
Prior to FAO, Myriam worked for the private sector and for different NGOs, in Egypt and in France.
Myriam is a French national. She graduated from AgroSup Dijon in France in 2003, with an Engineering Degree in Food Science and Technology, specializing in Nutrition and Food Security. She also studied at the International Center for Higher Education in Agricultural Sciences (Master of Science/Montpellier SupAgro, France).