MS SUZ ALLEN
A former CSIRO scientist and Research Supplier,
Suz offers over 25 years’ experience in consumer and sensory product research.
Throughout her career, Suz has consulted to a large number of FMCG companies as
a sensory specialist, with her experience covering a wide range of products
including fresh and processed foods, beverages, pet food and personal/home
Academically, Suz has completed a Science Degree in
Physiology and Psychology, a Masters’ Degree in Cognitive Science, an MBA in
Marketing, a Graduate Certificate in Gastronomy and more... and she continues
to have an insatiable curiosity!
Suz is currently a Director of SenseCheck, which is a
research co-operative of senior FMCG Innovation Market Researchers,
specialising in Consumer Insights, Ideation and Sensory & R&D
Key career achievements have included long-standing client
partnerships at senior management level, peer-reviewed publications, successful
food innovation launches, and tailor-making product and strategy to meet
specific consumer segments.
Suz previously held the position of Board Director/Vice
President at the Australian Market & Social Research Society, and in
conjunction, has been a representative on the Research Industry Council of
Australia (RICA). Suz is currently a Non Executive Director on the Board
of the Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology (AIFST).