The NIZO team

The NIZO team

In our team of highly-qualified scientists, experts, operators and business development managers we are continuously looking for new ways of improving and developing our customers’ products and processes.

We see opportunities in every challenge, working closely together with our customers, and continuously try to improve our collaboration. Our passion is accelerating innovations together with our customers, applying our combined expertise in bacteria, proteins and processing.

Our team respects and trusts his colleagues and by giving and receiving feedback we improve our way of working together. It helps us to deliver what we promise. We understand the markets in which we operate and know what our unique value is, and we will convert these into successful opportunities for NIZO and our customers. We share our expertise with each other, thereby enabling others to be successful too.

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Division managers

René Floris

Division Manager Flavour & Texture

René Floris

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Melle van Schaik

Division Manager Health

Melle van Schaik

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Business Development Managers

Nils Hijlkema

Personal Care & Pharma

Nils Hijlkema

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Ioana Iorga

Personal Care & Pharma

Ioana Iorga

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Peter Heusinkveld

Processing

Peter Heusinkveld

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Martine van der Mast-Ritsema

Infant & Clinical

Martine van der Mast-Ritsema

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Teroeska Boterkooper

Infant & Clinical

Teroeska Boterkooper

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José Escher

Food, Beverage & Ingredients

José Escher

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Erik van Zandbergen

Clinical Research

Erik van Zandbergen

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Ben van der Deen

Food, Beverage & Ingredients

Ben van der Deen

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Raymond Kievit

Dairy & Cultures

Raymond Kievit

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Meet our expertise group leaders

Fred van de Velde

Expertise Group Leader Protein Functionality

Fred van de Velde

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Alwine Kardinaal

Expertise Group Leader Nutrition & Health

Alwine Kardinaal

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Herwig Bachmann

Expertise Group Leader Fermentation

Herwig Bachmann

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Michiel Wels

Expertise Group Leader Microbiomics

Michiel Wels

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Maykel Verschueren

Expertise Group Leader Processing

Maykel Verschueren

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Wim Engels

Expertise Group Leader Dairy Technology

Wim Engels

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Els de Hoog

Expertise Group Leader Dairy

Els de Hoog

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General Staff

Daphne Koeman

Marketing Manager

Daphne Koeman

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Loek Nederstigt

HR Manager

Loek Nederstigt

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