Sylvie Van Zandycke

Special guest

Sylvie studied biochemical engineering and fermentation in Belgium; she completed her degree in 1996. She then obtained her Ph.D. on Saccharomyces cerevisiae in 2000 from Oxford Brookes University in the UK and stayed for a 4-year postdoc. In 2004 she accepted a post with Lallemand and moved to Montreal, Canada as project manager for their genetic identification laboratory. In 2007 moved to the USA and became the Technical Sales Manager for Lallemand Brewing looking after dry yeast and nutrition products on a global basis. At the end of 2011 she joined DSM Food Specialties focusing on brewing enzymes for the next 5 years.
Finally, she re-joined Lallemand in December 2016 as the Director of Sales and Marketing for brewer’s yeast, bacteria and nutrients. She was also appointed Director of Ethics for the Siebel Institute of Technology (part of Lallemand) in 2022. Sylvie has been a member of the American Society of Brewing Chemists for 20 years and she is currently the president of the organization. She also is the 2023-2025 Pink Boots Society Chapter Leader in Las Vegas, NV.

Sylvie Van Zandycke has been a guest on 3 episodes.