Vice-President, Business Development
Eelco Blum is Vice President of Business Development, Renewable Chemistries at Avantium. Prior to joining Avantium, Eelco worked for over a decade at Cargill in his native Netherlands, the U.K., South Africa, Belgium, and the U.S. in a variety of roles, mostly focused in strategy- and business development in the biotech & food ingredients arena. At TerraVia, Eelco was responsible for product line management of new-to-the world ingredients such as algae oil, algae butter, and algae DHA. Now, Eelco is tasked with commercializing Avantium’s portfolio of revolutionary renewable chemistry solutions.