Tatiana Lorca, PhD

In her role, Dr. Tatiana Lorca provides audit, training, consulting services and scientific support across the food supply chain supporting Ecolab customers and the food industry at large.

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Tatiana Lorca, PhD
Senior Manager, Food Safety Education & Training, Food & Beverage

Dr. Tatiana A. Lorca is Senior Manager of Food Safety Education & Training for the Food & Beverage division of Ecolab. She is in charge of developing audit, training, consulting services and scientific support for the supply chain from farm to fork and working with multiple internal divisions to assure internal staff compliance to international food safety certification programs.

Previously, Dr. Lorca served as manager of food safety education and training and manager of supply chain quality assurance. Dr. Lorca began her career in 2007 within Ecolab’s EcoSure Division as manager of supply chain quality assurance. Before joining Ecolab, she held positions at BSI Management Systems Americas, Inc. and the SQF Institute (A Division of the Food Marketing Institute) coordinating and delivering food safety training and certification programs for the Americas.

She is a member of the SQF Institute Technical Advisory Council, a member of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), the Consumer Goods Forum Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Technical Working Groups, a member of both the advisory council of the Food Science Department and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Advisory Council at Virginia Tech.

Dr. Lorca graduated with a master’s and doctoral degree in Food Science and Technology from Virginia Tech. She is a registered SQF Consultant and Trainer, an Approved Training Provider (ATP) for the BRC Food programme, a BRC Food consultant, HACCP and FSSC 22000 trainer as well as Food Safety HACCP Manager certification from the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.