Mark Dekker, PhD
Sr Director • Scientific and Regulatory Affairs • Canadian Beverage Association
Mark Dekker is a Nutrition Science professional with experience working in industry in several different roles, including regulatory and nutrition science. Mark completed his BSc (Biomedical Sciences) and PhD (Nutrition, Exercise and Metabolism) at the University of Guelph. His research at Guelph, under the supervision of Dr. Lindsay Robinson, focused on the postprandial triglyceride response to dietary fat. After completing postdoctoral studies at the Hospital for Sick Children (Dr K. Adeli supervisor), Mark began work in the food industry in Regulatory Science and has held several roles leading regulatory, medical and nutrition science work in Canada. Mark currently leads the Scientific and Regulatory Affairs portfolio for the Canadian Beverage Association where he responsible for the strategic planning and execution of regulatory programs across all levels of government. He is passionate about bringing the science of Nutrition to life as a science communicator and presenter.
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