Senior Lecturer, National Bakery School
Valia has over 30 years in the food industry in Product Development and Innovation roles. She is a Senior Lecturer at the National Bakery School at London South Bank University, where her core subject is New Product Design and Development. Valia is also the cofounder of a biscuit brand and a consultant to the food industry. She is a fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology, where she is the Vice Chair of the Publications Committee and one of the inaugural members of the Food Innovation Special Interest Group.