CNS Advisory Board Affiliate Member

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Noel Anderson is managing partner of Mosaic Food Advisors LLC which helps start-up companies in the food and beverage arena succeed in the market place. Previously, he spent 19 years in Research & Development at PepsiCo and 18 years at General Foods/Kraft.

Anderson received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Food Science and Nutrition from UMass Amherst and has stayed actively engaged with the Food Science Department. He served on its Industrial Advisory Board for more than 20 years, with 16 years as Chairperson. During this time there, the department raised over $11 million and its Graduate Program achieved the No. 1 ranking in the U.S. He received the UMass Amherst Alumni Association's Distinguished Service Award in 2011.   

Amderson is also very active in the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), becoming an IFT Fellow in 2010 and serving as a trustee and then chair of the Board of Trustees for Feeding Tomorrow, IFT’s foundation. Recently, he became the 2019-2020 president-elect of IFT. 

Anderson has three grown daughters and three grandchildren, and he divides his time between Stamford, Connecticut, and Westerly, Rhode Island.