Cyril Lombard Head of R&D and PhytoTech

Cyril Lombard
Chief Executive, Head of R&D and PhytoTech

Cyril has been part of PhytoTrade Africa since its foundation in 2001 and is responsible for developing global markets for Southern African natural products. His role includes establishing commercial partnerships and helping members to negotiate international regulatory requirements, such as EU Novel Foods and GRAS in the US. Cyril has worked in the natural products and health food sector for 25 years. He was also a founding director of the Nambia-based Centre for Research Information Action in Africa – Southern Africa Development & Consulting (CRIAA-SADC), a non profit association of consultants working for sustainable development in Southern Africa.