Confirmed speakers

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Virginijus Sinkevičius

European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries

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Jindřich Fialka

Deputy Minister for the Section of Food of the Ministry of Agriculture, Czech Republic

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Andy Zynga

Chief Executive Officer,
EIT Food


Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva

Director for Innovation, Digital Education & International Cooperation, DG EAC, European Commission

Maciej Golubiewski

Maciej Golubiewski

Head of Commissioner Wojciechowski's Cabinet, European Commission

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Sean Westcott

Senior Vice President R&D Europe, PepsiCo


Kristin Schreiber

Director for Ecosystems I: Chemicals, Agrifood, Retail and Health, European Commission

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Alessandra Moretti

Member, European Parliament and Member of Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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Alan Belward

Director, Sustainable Resources, Joint Research Centre

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Gaelle Le Gelard

Design Manager, Food, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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Philippe Birker

COO and Co-Founder, Climate Farmers

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Felix Leinemann

Head of Unit, Blue Economy Sectors, Aquaculture and Maritime Spatial Planning, European Commission

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Dirk Jacobs

Director General, FoodDrinkEurope

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Viktoria Soós

Founder of Climate Smart Elephant & EIT Food Youth Mission Working Group Lead

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David Bassett

General Secretary, European Aquaculture Technology & Innovation Platform (EATiP)

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Michiel de Ruiter

Chairperson of EIT Food’s Supervisory Board


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Founder, FoodData4Good & Young Minds Lab

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Carl Edwards

Director, Education and Public Engagement, Linking Environment And Farming (LEAF)

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Matt Close

President for Global Ice Cream, Unilever

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Vivien Bodereau

Education Programme Manager, EIT Food​

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Sofia Kuhn

Head of Public Engagement, EIT Food

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Maxine Roper

CoFounder, Connecting Food

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Mario Roccaro

Education Programme Manager, EIT Food

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Vitor Verdelho

General Manager, European Algae Biomass Association (EABA)

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Remigio Berruto

Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural, Forestry and Food Sciences, University of Turin

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Tiffanie Stephani

Director of European Government Relations and External Communications, Yara International


Enrico Somaglia

Deputy Secretary-General, EFFAT

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Philip Fernandez

Agriculture Project Manager, EIT Food

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Barbaros Corekoglu

Advisor to the CEO, EIT Food

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Stefani Novoa  Gautier

Researcher and Sustainability Expert, Technological Center, Basque Culinary Center

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Jayne Brookman

Acting Director, EIT Food CLC North West

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Gerard Klein-Essink

Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food

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Ruben Brunsveld

Deputy Director EMEA, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)


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Esther Sanye Mengual

Scientific Officer, Land Resources Unit, Joint Research Centre

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Mathilde Jakobsen

Founder and CEO, FreshlandResearch

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Hanna Tuomisto

Associate Professor, Sustainable Food Systems, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science

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Jane Liu

Editor-in-chief, FoodUnfolded

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Martine Van Veelen

Director, EIT Food CLC - West

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Anu Seisto

Research Team Leader, VTT Consumer Research at VTT

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Abby Rose

Co-Founder, Vidacycle

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Diogo Pinho

Soil health and microbiome specialist, Food4Sustainability

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Ruben Borge

Agronomist, Rockinsoils

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Germaine Furaha

East Africa Director, Rikolto International

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Alfred Grand

Grand Farm

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Esther Winterhoff

Head of Division for Fundamental Issues regarding the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the Common Fisheries Policy and Food and Nutrition Policy, Permanent Representation of Germany to the European Union

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Ruben Baldomir Martínez

Basque Culinary Centre

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Helene Miller

Head of European Affairs, Aleph Farms and Vice-President, Cellular Agriculture Europe


Paola Giavedoni

Innovation Director, EIT Food

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Philippe Birker

COO and Co-Founder, Climate Farmers

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Iain Dykes

Managing Director (Czech Republic), Spearhead International Limited

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Philipp Goedecker

Senior Policy Officer International Affairs, Bauernverband

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Helene Miller

Head of European Affairs, Aleph Farms and Vice-President, Cellular Agriculture Europe


Paola Giavedoni

Innovation Director, EIT Food

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Philippe Birker

COO and Co-Founder, Climate Farmers