Heather Granato is a 30-year veteran of the natural products industry, currently serving as Vice President Partnerships & Sustainability, Informa Markets. She is currently based in London, leading strategic content development with the Vitafoods portfolio. She has been a presenter at events including SupplySide, Vitafoods, Natural Products Expo, the Natural Gourmet Show and the Folio: Show. Her publishing experience includes Natural Products Insider, Food Product Design, Country Living’s Healthy Living, Natural Foods Merchandiser, Delicious Magazine and WomenOf.com. She was named to the FOLIO: 100 list of top media professionals in 2018, was selected as a 2015 Top Woman in Media by FOLIO:, and lead the INSIDER team as it was recognized that year by FOLIO: as B2B Editorial Team of the Year. She received the 2014 Visionary Award and the 2018 Journalistic Excellence Award from the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA); and was honored with the CEO Merit Award for Content from Virgo in 2014. Granato graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond, Virginia, in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism; she currently serves as a national vice president for Kappa Alpha Theta women’s fraternity.