Wouter-Jan Schouten joins TiFN

1 November 2016 – As of November 1,  Wouter-Jan Schouten joins TiFN as Theme Director Food Chain Sustainability & Dynamics.

Wouter-Jan has 24 years of experience in management consulting, mostly in the food industry and increasingly focused on sustainability. During his long career at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) he has worked with many of our business partners. With BCG he also supported the Topsector Agri & Food in developing the sector agenda in 2011.

After he left BCG in 2013, Wouter-Jan has dedicated his career to driving sustainability in food systems. He will combine his role at TiFN with his role as senior advisor at NewForesight, a specialized consulting firm that is supporting many sustainability platforms in the food sector. At NewForesight he continues to work with a number of our business partners, for example in the development of the Dairy Sustainability Framework in the global dairy sector.

Wouter-Jan’s network and experience in the food industry combined with his passion for driving sustainability will be highly valuable for takingTiFN’s research portfolio on food chain sustainability to the next level.