Marina Lichterman is an analytical chemist with a M.Sc. degree from the University of Armenia. She is a food and olive oil quality control specialist with 25 years of experience in this sector. She is currently employed by the Israeli Ministry of Health as an analyst at the ministry’s quality control laboratory, focusing on olive oil. Marina has been tasting EVOOs at a professional level since 2014 and is a University of Jaen graduate in organoleptic assessment. She is a permanent member of her ministry’s olive oil organoleptic panel and over the past seven years has been judging at several EVOO competitions, nationally and internationally. In 2018 she was part of the Near East’s Foundation project “Olive Oil Without Borders” team in Jordan. OOWB is a long-term, large-scale collaboration in the Middle East olive oil sector through cross-border initiatives and trade agreements that seeks to increase income, production yields, and regional trade. These efforts have so far brought together 5,000 Jordanian, Palestinian, and Israeli farmers, mill operators, producers, and other agricultural stakeholders.