Dr Roy Sparringa

  • Beachhead Advisor, South East Asia

Dr Roy is an expert in the complex field of food regulation in Indonesia. He has held a range of leadership and strategic positions in the food and drug regulation and control sector, and is currently Senior Advisor at The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), and The National Agency for Drug and Food Control, The Republic of Indonesia (BPOM) focusing on food safety policy studies, food and drug innovation.

He is currently a member of advisory boards at the Indonesian Society for Microbiology (Permi), Indonesian Pharmacist Association (IAI), and The Indonesia Association of Food Technologist (PATPI), and a Lead Inspector for food safety, certified by Indonesian Professional Certification Authority / BNSP, and a visiting lecturer at Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) Indonesia, and Bogor University of Agriculture (IPB) Indonesia. He received a number of awards, such as Ganesa Wirya Jasa Utama from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in 2015, and was the Honorary Recipient 40th New Zealand-ASEAN Anniversary Awards from New Zealand Government in 2015.

Advisory areas

Dr Roy’s specialty advisory areas include all aspects of food regulation and risk assessment and mitigation, biosecurity, drug and biotherapeutic products, chemical and microbiological risk assessment, Healthy food market and F&B processing. 

Sector experience

Food Processing, Fruit & Vegetables, Meat (Red Meat and Poultry), Natural Products.


Dr Roy has specific experience working in Indonesia, and other ASEAN countries.