Global Sensory Manager – Cilene Saorin
Cilene Saorin is Brazilian and is an AssociateGlobal Sensory Manager, based in São Paulo, and delivers taster management training to our Brazilian customers. A graduate food engineer and specializing in marketing, also brewmaster graduated in Spain from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid – Escuela Superior de Cerveza y Malta and beer sommelier graduated in Germany from the Doemens Akademie.
She has more than 18 years professional experience, having worked in beer production, supplier development, brewing research, and as a beer tasting specialist to some of the world’s major brewing companies. She has worked for Brahma, Petrópolis, Antarctica and AmBev in Brazil and FlavorActiV in the UK as a Taster Management Adviser for five years (2001-2006). Currently she works in consulting as brewmaster and beer sommelier through her own company.
Since 2002 she has worked as a teacher of ‘Sensory Management in the Brewing Industry’ in the Escuela Superior de Cerveza y Malta. She responds as Education Director for Doemens Akademie in Brazil to the ‘Beer Sommelier Professional Course’ and as a beer professional taster judge at the World Beer Cup in the United States and the European Beer Star in Germany. She is part of the Associação Brasileira dos Profissionais em Cerveja e Malte (COBRACEM) team since 1999, and responds as president since 2004.