Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is elected by the General Assembly for a renewable three years mandate. Together with the Executive Manager, it is responsible for executive decision-making. The The Board of Directors is responsible for taking forward performance improvement and formulating questions on overall policy of the Platform.

Industry

Marc Cornelissen 
Chair of the Board
BASF
Garlich von Essen
Secretary General
Euroseeds
Marion Des Roseaux
In charge of Innovative European Projects
Vegepolys Valley
Teresa Babuscio
Director of Agricultural Affairs
Bayer CropScience SA-NV

Agricultural sector

Pekka Pesonen
Secretary General
COPA-COGECA
Daniel  Azevedo
Director for Commodities and Trade
COPA- COGECA

Academia

Karin Metzlaff
Executive Director
European Plant Science Organisation
Ernst van den Ende
Managing Director Plant Sciences Group
Wageningen University & Research
   

Observers

Jan Jacobi
Head of EU Office
German Federation for Plant Innovation
Ulrich Schurr
Director IBG-2 Plant Sciences
Forschungszentrum J├╝lich
Nathalie van Orsouw
Vice President Technology Development
Keygene N.V.