Ministry of Agriculture Nature and Food Quality
Agricultural Counsellor to Egypt and Jordan
Currently serving as Agricultural Counsellor to Egypt and Jordan. Connecting Dutch agribusiness, knowledge and expertise to partners in Egypt and Jordan. Business to bussiness, government to government, people to people: diamond to diamond.
Inspired agri-food and development advisor. Passionate about the urgency to co-create sustainable, healthy and inclusive food systems. Wageningen trained social scientist convinced of the planetary need for trans-diciplinary applied research. Graduate and fellow of the African Studies Centre at Leiden. Career civil servant and diplomat dedicated to international collaboration and inter-cultural understanding. Father of two girls, inter-dependent husband and thus stakeholder in the women's movement.