Jens Bleiel

Jens Bleiel

CEO, Food for Health Ireland and Adjunct Professor to the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

Jens is taking part in the Dragon's Den of Functional Foods session

What is this session ... What is the Value of Functional Foods and What Role do they Play in Helping People’s Lives.

Listen to our panellists pitch their view on functional foods and vote for your preferred scenario with a chance to discover, learn and celebrate all that is functional foods.

About Jens - Jens Bleiel started his career at a management consultancy in Germany. After 5 years, he joined Dutch company Numico, held several management functions in the baby food branch. His last function was Global Marketing Director Infant Milks. After 10 years, Jens joined Dutch multinational DSM. As Senior VP Metabolic Health Products, he built the functional food business in the area of metabolic health products. In 2009, Jens was appointed CEO of Food for Health Ireland. FHI combines world-class science of 7 universities and the industry expertise of 5 leading dairy companies in Ireland to improve health through innovative food products.