Sandy Bigelow, Ph.D.
Sandy Bigelow is a research and development professional with more than 20 years of experience in leading global technology responsibilities in the food and nutrition industries. He has a proven track record of envisioning, designing, and implementing strategies to meet global research and development, regulatory, and marketing challenges. Sandy is a Board Certified Toxicologist with proven ability to craft product opportunities based on the safety and efficacy of novel proprietary, bioactive ingredients.
Sandy Bigelow is a Principal for Vanguard Global Associates, a firm that provides consulting services in the areas of product development and issues management, as well as optimizing innovation environments, and managing safety and regulatory affairs to the food, dietary supplement, and cosmetic industries. Sandy has worked for large companies including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories, Pfizer, and Neways International, as well as for several small and early-stage companies including Natural Alternatives International and Larex. Sandy has both extensive industry and government experience in global food and nutritional issues including new product development, claims substantiation, bioactive and product safety, and clinical affairs. He has been active in International Life Sciences Institute, International Food Information Council, Institute of Food Technologists, Council for Responsible Nutrition, American Herbal Products Association, Society of Toxicology, Roundtable of Toxicology Consultants, and Codex Alimentarius Commission.