KAREN SWANEPOEL

SOUTH AFRICA

The status quo of citrus oils and essential oils in South Africa

Karen Swanepoel is the Executive Director of SAEOPA (Southern African Essential Oil Producer Association), and has been involved in many industry studies in the field of essential oils since 2000. She has lectured at various universities in subjects Botany, Bio-entrepreneurship, Biotechnology and Environmental Science.
Karen has presented papers at IPUF (Indigenous Plant use Forum) since 2000 and on international level at WOCMAP (World Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants), ISEO (International Society of Essential Oils) , ASNAPP (Agribusiness in Sustainable Natural African Plant Product), Green Gold, SAAB (South African Association of Botanists), African Corp Science, Agricultural and Training World Conference, CHEMRAWN (Committee on Chemical Research Applied to World Needs), Industrial Crops and Rural Enterprises.
She has also contributed to publications for the Department of Trade and Industry, Agriculture and Forestry and Acta Horticulturae.

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PROFESSOR THOMAS HUMMEL

GERMANY

CHANCHAL CABRERA

CANADA

DOCTOR MICHAEL LEON

USA

DOCTOR NICOLE BOUKHALIL

LEBANON

MARCO VALUSSI

ITALY

DOCTOR RUTA ALDONYTE

LITHUANIA

FIONA HEDIGAN

IRELAND

DOCTOR EVA HEUBERGER

GERMANY

DOCTOR BENOIT ROGER

CANADA

PÄIVI HELENA BLÖCHL

AUSTRIA

FRAUKE GALIA

USA

JANET NIENHUIS

THE NETHERLANDS

DOCTOR ADRIANA NUNES WOLFFENBÜTTEL

BRAZIL

CLAIRE ROBILLIARD

ENGLAND

DOCTOR SUNITA SINGH

INDIA

DEVI PRASAD BHANDARI

NEPAL

DOCTOR MARIAN REVEN

USA

GUS LE BRETON

ZIMBABWE

CAROLINE INGRAHAM

ENGLAND

JONATHAN BENAVIDES

THE NETHERLANDS

DENISE CUSACK

USA

JONATHAN HINDE

ENGLAND

MADELEINE KERKHOF

THE NETHERLANDS

GABRIEL MOJAY

USA

HELEN NAGLE-SMITH

ENGLAND

DOCTOR RAFAEL OLIVEIRA DA SILVA

BRAZIL

DOCTOR FRANÇOISE COUIC-MARINIER

FRANCE

TERESA BARRON

ENGLAND

LAUREN BOOKLIN

CHANNEL ISLANDS

SANIEN DE BEER

SOUTH AFRICA

JENNIFER PRESSIMONE

USA

KAYLA FIORAVANTI

USA

JIRBIE GO

PHILIPPINES

NINA MEDVED

SLOVENIA