Louise Fresco

President of the Executive Board, Wageningen University & Research
Louise Fresco

Louise Fresco is the President of the Executive Board for Wageningen University and Research, one of the leading research Institutes worldwide in the field of Food, Agriculture and Life Sciences.

She served as Assistant Director-General for Food and Agriculture of the UN’s FAO in Rome, conducted field work in over 50 developing countries, served on the supervisory board of Rabobank, served on the Board of Unilever and is also a published author and documentary maker.

Since April 2019, Louise is independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of Directors of Syngenta.

For further details see www.louiseofresco.com.

No time to waste, zero food losses and waste! We must fine-tune the entire food chain through innovative research and by stimulating collaboration between science, government and businesses.” — Louise Fresco