Speaker line-up

  • Kerstin Jorna, Director-General DG GROW, European Commission 
  • Sally Uren OBE, Chief Executive, Forum for the Future
  • Susanne Pedersen, Assistant Director-General Head of Investment and Policy Solutions Division, Global Green Growth Institute
  • Claus Crone Fuglsang, Chief Science Officer (CSO) & Executive Vice President, Research & Development, Novozymes 
  • Niklas Von Weymarn, CEO, MetsäSpring
  • Maria Lettini, Executive Director, FAIRR Initiative
  • Leslie Johnston, CEO, Laudes Foundation
  • Sara Lovisolo, Group Sustainability Manager, London Stock Exchange Group
  • Nicole Rawling, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Material Innovation Initiative
  • Michael Brandkamp, CEO, EU Circular Economy Fund  
  • Joseph Zhou, Managing Partner, BitsxBits 
  • Thomas Jonas, CEO , Nature’s Fynd
  • Stefan Jennewein, CEO & Co-founder, Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH (now part of Chr. Hansen)
  • Remy Buser, CEO, Bloom Renewables
  • Philipp Lavielle, CEO, Fermentalg
  • Krijn de Nood, CEO, Meatable
  • Stefan Radlmayr, CEO, Silphie Paper GmbH
  • Irina BorodinaProfessor, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark & CTO, BioPhero ApS  
  • Nate Crosser, Startup Growth Specialist, Good Food Institute
  • Belgin Van Dongen, European Segment Leader for Renewability and Enrichment, Cargill
  • Andy Bass, Atlast Food Company 
  • Michael D’Onofrio, Planet First Partners 
  • Sarah HickingbottomBioVale CEO 
  • Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli, Global Industrial Partnerships Development, Abolis
  • Michael Ekkelkamp, Account Manager, bio4pack
  • Volker Wagner-Solbach, Procurement and Supply Chain Manager, Amsilk
  • Francois de Bie, Senior Marketing and Supply Chain Director, Total Corbion
  • Olivier Rolland, Managing Director, Toulouse White Biotech (TWB)
  • Will van den Tweel, Those Vegan Cowboys
  • Leo Groenewegen, Co-Founder & CEO, CellulaREvolution
  • Jo Raven, Senior Manager Engagements, FAIRR Initiative 
  • Panagiotis Daskaleros, DG SANTE Novel Foods Unit, European Commission
  • Wolfgang Gelbmann, Nutrition Unit, EFSA
  • Cindy Gerhardt, Director Biotech Campus Delft, DSM
  • Åsa Ek, Vice President, Biofoams, Stora Enso 
  • Charlotte Sode, Head of Sector Bioeconomy team, DG RTD, European Commission  
  • Wouter van WindenDSM 
  • Matthias Slatner, Open Innovation Manager, Austrian Center for Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB)
  • Kevin O’ConnorDirector BEACON SFI Bioeconomy Research Centre, University College Dublin, School of Biomolecular and biomedical science, Dublin, Ireland 
  • Birgit Lewandowski, Director Business Development, Electrochaea GmbH
  • Blake Byrne, Business Innovation Specialist, Good Food Institute 
  • Carsten Hjort, Senior Science Director, Novozymes
  • René Custers, Regulatory & Responsible Research Manager, VIB  
  • Sara Oliveira, Food Processing and Nutrition Group, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory 
  • Cindy GerhardtCampus  Development Director at  Biotech Campus Delft

+++ Stay tuned for updates – More speakers are constantly added +++