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

Gisella Frijlink
Gisella Frijlink
CEO linkedin
Nel Zoon
Nel Zoon
CSO
Ioana Iorga
Ioana Iorga
Business Development Manager linkedin
José Escher
José Escher
Business Development Manager linkedin
Ben van der Deen
Ben van der Deen
Business Development Manager linkedin
Martin Ham
Martin Ham
Business Development Manager linkedin
Doğan Başoğlu
Doğan Başoğlu
Jr. Business Development Manager linkedin

Expertise leaders

André van der Wulp
André van der Wulp
COO
René Floris
René Floris
Division Manager Food
Fred van de Velde
Fred van de Velde
Expertise Group Leader Protein Functionality
Marjon Wells-Bennik
Marjon Wells-Bennik
Principal Scientist Food Safety
Els de Hoog
Els de Hoog
Expertise Group Leader Dairy
Wim Engels
Wim Engels
Expertise Group Leader Dairy Technology
Alwine Kardinaal
Alwine Kardinaal
Expertise Group Leader Nutrition & Health
Herwig Bachmann
Herwig Bachmann
Expertise Group Leader Fermentation
Robyn Eijlander
Robyn Eijlander
Senior Project Manager Microbiology and Food Safety
Renske Janssen
Renske Janssen
Project Manager Protein Technology
Peter de Jong
Peter de Jong
Principal Scientist Processing
Luanga Nchari
Luanga Nchari
Senior Scientist Processing
Hans Tromp
Hans Tromp
Senior Scientist Protein Functionality
Janneke Ouwerkerk
Janneke Ouwerkerk
Department Head Microbiology
Kevin van Koerten
Kevin van Koerten
Project Manager Processing
Emma Teuling
Emma Teuling
Project Manager Protein Functionality
Wilma Wesselink
Wilma Wesselink
Project Manager Flavour & Texture
Saskia de Jong
Saskia de Jong
Scientist Protein Functionality
Guus Kortman
Guus Kortman
Scientist and Senior Project Manager Microbiomics
Ann Stijnman
Ann Stijnman
Project Manager Flavour & Texture
Joyce Mulder
Joyce Mulder
Project Manager Microbiomics
Joyce Scloesser
Joyce Scloesser
Project Manager Nutrition & Health
Kerensa Broersen
Kerensa Broersen
Projectleader Advanced Analytics
Petra Scholtens
Petra Scholtens
Project Team Leader Health linkedin
Meinte Faber
Meinte Faber
Head of Pilot Plant linkedin
Rianne Ruijschop
Rianne Ruijschop
Department Head Health linkedin

Finance and Human Resources

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