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.

Commercial team

Nikolaas Vles
Nikolaas Vles
Chief Executive Officer linkedin
Nel Zoon
Nel Zoon
CSO
Ioana Iorga
Ioana Iorga
Business Development Manager Sales linkedin
José Escher
José Escher
Business Development Manager Sales linkedin
Ben van der Deen
Ben van der Deen
Business Development Manager Sales linkedin
Martin Ham
Martin Ham
Business Development Manager Sales linkedin
Celine Brattinga
Celine Brattinga
Marketing & Commuication Professional linkedin
Rudy Simons
Rudy Simons
Business Development Manager Sales linkedin

Expertise leaders

André van der Wulp
André van der Wulp
COO linkedin
René Floris
René Floris
Division Manager Food linkedin
Fred van de Velde
Fred van de Velde
Expertise Group Leader Protein Functionality linkedin
Marjon Wells-Bennik
Marjon Wells-Bennik
Principal Scientist Food Safety linkedin
Els de Hoog
Els de Hoog
Senior Project Manager Flavour & Texture linkedin
Wim Engels
Wim Engels
Senior Project Manager Fermentation & Microbiology linkedin
Herwig Bachmann
Herwig Bachmann
Expertise Group Leader Fermentation linkedin
Robyn Eijlander
Robyn Eijlander
Science Innovation Manager linkedin
Renske Janssen
Renske Janssen
Project Manager Protein Technology linkedin
Peter de Jong
Peter de Jong
Principal Scientist Processing linkedin
Luanga Nchari
Luanga Nchari
Senior Scientist Processing linkedin
Hans Tromp
Hans Tromp
Senior Scientist Protein Functionality linkedin
Kevin van Koerten
Kevin van Koerten
Project Manager Processing linkedin
Emma Teuling
Emma Teuling
Project Manager Protein Functionality linkedin
Wilma Wesselink
Wilma Wesselink
Senior Project Manager Food linkedin
Saskia de Jong
Saskia de Jong
Scientist Protein Functionality linkedin
Guus Kortman
Guus Kortman
Scientist and Senior Project Manager Microbiomics linkedin
Joyce Schloesser
Joyce Schloesser
Project Manager Nutrition & Health linkedin
Kerensa Broersen
Kerensa Broersen
Senior Project Manager Food Digestion and Analytics linkedin
Petra Scholtens
Petra Scholtens
Project Team Leader Health linkedin
Meinte Faber
Meinte Faber
Head of Pilot Plant linkedin
Jolanda Lambert
Jolanda Lambert
Senior Project Manager Microbiology linkedin
Anneloes Groenenboom
Anneloes Groenenboom
Project Manager Microbiology linkedin
Karin Beekmann
Karin Beekmann
Project Manager Microbiology linkedin
Steven Cornet
Steven Cornet
Project Manager Protein Technology linkedin
Wessel Vlug
Wessel Vlug
Project Manager Food linkedin
Durita Allersma
Durita Allersma
Project Manager Processing linkedin
Margreet Rippen
Margreet Rippen
Project Manager Sensory Research linkedin
Guido Staring
Guido Staring
Scientist Advanced Analytics linkedin
Patrick Janssen
Patrick Janssen
Scientist Fermentation linkedin

Finance and Human Resources

Jan Dick van der Nol
Jan Dick van der Nol
CFO linkedin
Loek Nederstigt
Loek Nederstigt
HR Manager linkedin