Carolyn Lee has been working for GS1 since June 2011, leading the GS1 Global Traceability Programme, a capacity building initiative involving 65 countries. She is a contributor to the development of traceability guidelines on industry best practices, other key traceability related documents such as the GS1 Global Traceability Standard as well as the author of the GS1 Global Traceability Compliance Criteria for Food Application Standard, December 2016. Using experiences gained from this work, she collaborated in the development of materials for the GS1 Master Data Services Programme and is the lead auditor for traceability audits in various markets. Carolyn is currently an expert in the ISO/TC 34 workgroup where key outputs were the ISO 22000:2018 Food safety management systems-Requirements for any organisation in the food chain, and has been a speaker for various events such as the EU-ASEAN Forum on Food Safety, International Dairy Federation Symposium and the World Bank. Prior to her work in GS1, she has been in laboratory management (ISO 17025), product development on food packaging materials, quality manager and an auditor for food management systems. She is a registered Food Hygiene Trainer by the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) trainer and an ISO 9001 lead auditor. Possessing a European Masters in Food Science, Technology & Nutrition (SEFOTECHNUT) from 4 partner universities; KU Leuven, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Dublin Institute of Technology and Universidade Católica Portuguesa, she maintains a close relationship with academia, being invited as a guest lecturer for the Food Safety Module in KU Leuven, Ghent campus.