Jacqueline Southee is the North American representative for FSSC 22000, the globally recognized  GFSI benchmarked food safety certification system. Based in Washington DC, Jacqueline works to build a broader understanding of how accredited FSSC 22000 certification can contribute to global harmonization in food safety, forge international compliance and meet the needs of the public and private sector. A native of the United Kingdom, Jacqueline graduated with a BSc  in Agricultural Science, and a PhD in Animal Science from the University of Nottingham, and has a background in transatlantic business development.