Our board

Our senior management and board has broad sector expertise and entrepreneurial experience gained over many years in the Biotechnology and start-up worlds.

Jos Keurentjes, PhD

Chairman supervisory board

Jos has 13 years experience at AkzoNobel as Corporate Director for Technology & Innovation.

Jos is Professor of Chemical Engineering at Technical University of Eindhoven

Jos is the Former CSO and board of the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Reserch (TNO)

Gert de Raaff

Supervisory board member

Gert has a track record of over 35 years of successful bio-based products commercialization.
Gert is the current advisor to the board at Royal Cosun, concentrating on New Business & Innovation and holds various supervisory roles for SME's in the bio-based field of industry.

Peter van Gelderen, PhD

Supervisory board member

Peter has worked in cleantech-related sectors (energy, waste, water and materials) for over 10 years as a researcher in nanotechnology at Philips and strategy consultant for Deloitte Consulting. At Icos Capital, Peter is active in waste recyling, green materials, food and energy technologies. In this capacity he is involved with Photanol, Innosolids, Microdish and BioActor.

Jan van Breugel, PhD

Advisor to the board

Jan is a former CTO of Corbion/Purac.

He has a extensive track record in lactic acids, bio-plastics and industrial up-scaling.

Jan is a proven technologist with over 20 patents and is on the BE Basic supervisory board.

Rop Zoetemeyer, PhD

Advisor to the board

Rop is the former CTO of Purac, a subsidiary of Corbion, a listed firm and the current managing director of Bio-based Delta. Rop brings over 20 years of technical leadership and hands-on experience with bio-chemicals, bio-fuels and the food technology sector to Photanol.


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