FairMatch Support Europe team

FairMatch Support develops sustainable chains with a professional team of chain specialists. In the Netherlands our team consists of:

Herman uit de Bosch is founder and Managing Director of FairMatch Support. He has many years of experience in the area of developing supply chains and matching companies with (small) producers. He used to do this for AHOLD, Unilever, TDG, Intersnack, and other companies. He was also closely involved in the development of sector wide initiatives such as FSC, BCI and FLO.

Martijn van Es is Supply Chain Developer at FairMatch Support. Martijn studied Tropical Agriculture at Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences and has broad experience in development and optimization of agricultural supply chains. Martijn has substantive knowledge of production and trade of (sub)tropical crops and is dedicated to support all actors in the supply chain in receiving their fair share.

Ewoud de Groot is Supply Chain Developer. He studied Social Geography. His working experience was mainly in the private sector. During his study he followed an internship in Ghana, with one of our local partners. At FairMatch Support he manages projects in groundnuts, cacao and walnuts.

Karin Egberink is Communications Officer at FairMatch Support. She studied Communications Science and Food Culture & Communications at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy. During educational study trips she came into contact with both small and big producers. These gave her a good insight in the practical issues surrounding sustainable food production and the development of a fair food production system. After graduating she worked at different companies within the food sector such as (online) food magazines, food service companies and the industry association for the food sector.

Doutzen Wagenaar is Supply Chain Developer at FairMatch Support. Her career started at the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture where she participated in the trainee program. After that she worked for Schuttelaar & Partners as a consultant in the area of sustainable agriculture. She supported a broad range of companies and organizations create or improve their sustainability policy, procurement procedures and reporting. Doutzen studied agricultural and environmental economics at Wageningen University.

Janet Zeegers is Finance Manager at FairMatch Support. She studied business economics and development economics in Amsterdam and worked for various development-, emergency aid- and human right organisations both in the Netherlands as well as in Africa and Asia in different financial functions.

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