About us

Meet the team

Michiel F. Ginkel
Director
  • More than 30 years active in both the food industry and the horticultural industry
  • Was Managing Director of Royal ZON for 6 years
  • Held international positions at Procter & Gamble, The Greenery, H.J. Heinz, and HAK
    transformation; Turning ideas into business and scale.
Gert Dral
Advisor China
  • Active involvement in developments and projects in China since 2004; and for South-East Asia since 2010.
  • Experienced director and supervisor at various companies and institutions.
  • Large network at home and abroad (Public and Private).
Desh Ramnath
Advisor India
  • Purpose and vision driven Change and Match Maker for Success.
  • Creator of innovative profitable business models that create impact, happiness and profit growth.
  • Strategic Business Developer with a focus on strategic advice to business development and general strategy.
Hans van der Beek
Advisor Gulf Region
  • 25 years of experience in the Arab world
  • Agricultural Counsellor for the Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in the Arabian Gulf and in Egypt
  • Worked more than 10 years at Wageningen University and has written various scientific publications
Mirjam Boekestijn
Senior Consultant
Patricia Haverkamp - van der Hoeven
Marketing Manager
Bauke Huizing
Marketing Communication employee
Michael Min
Representative China
Mohan Subramaniam
Representative in Malaysia
Murteza Khan
Representative South-East Asia
Dgd team member
Tarannum Kadarbhai
Representative India
DGD team member
Joseph Mouawad-Ibrahim
Representative Gulf Region / Middle East

Supervisory Board

Joep van den Bosch
Adri Pols
Martin Helmich
Wouter Kuiper
Peter Maes
Peter Maes