Dr Johanna Maukonen
Dr Johanna Maukonen
Global Health & Nutrition Science Leader
IFF Health

Johanna Maukonen has led the IFF’s Global Health and Nutrition Science group since 2017. The group has over 40 scientists and technicians and conducts and coordinates in vitro, pre-clinical and clinical studies in relation to IFF’s ingredients. Before joining IFF, Johanna spent more than 20y at the VTT Technical Research Centre, the Nordic’s leading research and technology company. She has extensive research and development experience in understanding the gut microbiota and its impact on health, and especially on the influence of probiotics, nutrition and fibers. She has DSc(Tech) from Aalto University on the characterization of predominant human fecal microbiota.