Werner Nader is the managing director of Eurofins Global Control GmbH in Hamburg, a company of the multinational Eurofins group. Global Control is focusing on international pre-shipment and supply chain control of food including rice, fresh and dried produce, coffee, nuts, seafood and more. Werner is a biologist and 59 years old. After his Ph.D. thesis in 1980 he spent several years in the USA at MIT and Texas A&M University as a research fellow. Back in Germany in 1985 he joined the biotech industry as the head of research and development of a pharmaceutical company. In 1995 he moved to Costa Rica as an expert of the German technical cooperation and engaged in natural conservation. Back in Germany he started with food analysis at Genescan, pioneer in the analysis of genetically modified organisms, and joined Eurofins in 2002. Two years ago he founded the Eurofins daughter company Global Control with major analytical, inspection and auditing activities in China, India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Ecuador and Costa Rica.
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