Anne Goldman is an international leader in sensory science specializing in the integration of consumer sensory science to the product development process. She is a principal and co-founder in 1986 of ACCE International, Canada’s leading sensory based consumer research company that holds preferred supplier status to several leading food companies. Her professional career has included positions in the food industry as well as research and academic institutes on three continents.
Throughout her international career Anne has been an active supporter of professional food organisations at the national and section levels. She is a member of the Governing Council of IUFoST, past president of CIFST, past secretary of NZIFST, has chaired the international committees of IFT and CIFST and mentored numerous food industry colleagues around the globe. She is also a past board member of the European Sensory Network, past Chair of ASTM – Committee E-18 on Sensory Evaluation and member of the organizing committee of the Pangborn 9 Conference. As chair of IFT’s SED 25th Anniversary Fundraising Committee 1997-1998, her efforts seeded the SED Silver Celebration Fellowship to provide an annual postgraduate scholarship of $5,000 to sensory scientists, several of whom now hold senior positions in the sensory community.
She holds a Masters degree in Food Science from the University of Leeds, is a Fellow of IFT and IFST (UK), a recently elected Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology and a recipient of the David R. Peryam Award from ASTM – Committee E-18 on Sensory Evaluation.