The people behind the foundation
  • SILVAN BRUN (president of the board since 12.06.2018, ceo of evoo ag);

  • ANDREI DMITRICHEV (head of communications; interpreter at United Nations);

  • MANUEL SANTANA (head of audit & IOF Seal; culinary consultant);

  • MARIA PAOLA GABUSI (head of panel accreditation and supervision; panel leader, organiser of the Leone d'Oro international olive oil competition);

  • PIERLUIGI TOSATO (head market; manager of multinational food companies);

  • MARCO OREGGIA (publisher of Flos Olei and international olive oil expert; founder of IOF) - advisor;

  • IGNACIO SEGURA (agronomist, international panel leader and master miller; founder of IOF) - advisor;

  • DR. ANGELO BO (agronomist, member of the board of Consorzio di tutela dell'olio toscano IGP; founder of IOF) - advisor;

  • MAR LUNA VILLACAÑAS (international panel leader and olive oil consultant) - advisor;

  • CHRISTOPH SIPPEL (food chemist, panel leader and leader of sensory science at Eurofins Analytik Hamburg) advisor;

  • HEIKO SCHMIDT (Olive oil expert, consultant and olive oil taster; president of World's Best Olive Oil) - advisor

Former board members
  • DR. GINO CELLETTI (international panel leader and olive oil expert; founder of IOF);

  • DR. ARMIN SCHABERT (attorney and former vice-president of the foundation; founder of IOF);

  • MARCEL CHRISTEN (former president of the board; founder of IOF);

  • MARCEL LUTHER (former president of the board, wine expert - WSET Diploma Level 4, bachelor in gastronomic science, member of the board Slow Food Central Switzerland)