Ritta Brandt Senior Vice President, Food and Trade Policy at Finnish Dairy Company Valio Ltd.
She has been working for Valio over 30 years. Since 1993 she has been working with EU-affairs, first mainly with milk market management tools and export refunds. Along the changes in EU policies her responsibilities have changed to agricultural, food and trade policies. Riitta Brandt acts as the Executive Director of the Finnish Milk Processors and Dairy Products Wholesalers Association (MML). This Association deals with international and national policy development. She is member of Board at European Dairy Association (EDA) since 2009. She is also member of Board at EUCOLAIT. She chairs the Finnish National Committee of International Dairy Federation and is member of Standing Committee of Dairy policies and economics.