Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is elected by the General Assembly for a renewable three years mandate. Together with the Executive Manager, it is responsible for executive decision-making. The The Board of Directors is responsible for taking forward performance improvement and formulating questions on overall policy of the Platform.

Industry

Marc Bots - Plant ETP President
Head of Crop Efficiency Trait Research
Bayer CropScience S.A.
Garlich von Essen
Secretary General
European Seed Association
Bernard Bejar
Director
Céréales- Vallée, Pôle de Compétitivité
Marc Lefèbvre
Manager Biotech
SESVanderHave

Agricultural sector

Emmanuel Rougier
Chief Executive Officer
Groupe Limagrain
Arnaud Petit
Director for Commodities and Trade
COPA- COGECA

Academia

Karin Metzlaff
Executive Director
European Plant Science Organisation
Ulrich Schurr
Director IBG-2 Plant Sciences
Forschungszentrum Jülich
Simon Vaughan
Head of International Programmes
Rothamsted Research, Harpenden