Sebastian R. Melchor

Sebastian Romero Melchor is the founder of the firm. Sebastian has a substantial experience in EU food regulatory matters, after serving in the European Commission and top-tier international law firms in Brussels. He is widely known in the industry as one of the leading professionals in the food and nutrition regulation and recognized as top tier food lawyer by LEGAL 500. Although not actively practicing, Sebastian remains associated with the firm and is available for occasional consultation.   

Lara Skoblikov

Lara Skoblikov is a partner based in Brussels working on a wide range of food regulatory and policy matters, including food supplements, labelling, nutrition and health claims, novel foods, import, hygiene and GMO, as well as the application of general principles of EU regulations and national jurisdictions. Prior to joining Food Compliance Int., Lara gained experience in an international law firm for several years, and the European Commission - DG Health.

Joris Geelen

Joris Geelen is a partner based in Brussels with an unrivaled knowledge of the scientific and regulatory aspects of botanicals used in food, supplements and other products. During his years at the Belgian Ministry of Health, he acquired a vast experience in notifications and mutual recognition procedures in the EU. He follows closely all developments on novel foods, quality and safety requirements for nutrients, plants and other substances.

Poon Wai Mun

Wai Mun Poon is FCI's Asia-Pacific coordinator based in Singapore. Since more than 10 years ago she works on food regulatory and policy matters in the APAC region. Wai Mun is a biotechnologist and graduated with a M.Sc. in Biopharmaceutical from the University of New South Wales