General Assembly

General Assembly

The General Assembly is composed of representatives of the Plant ETP. It ensures that all ETP activities contribute to the Plant ETP long-term goal: Strengthening European Plant Research and Innovation - Vision 2025. The General Assembly is comprised of plant sector leaders who help define the mission of the Plant ETP and its directions The General Assembly also includes experts, observers and a group of personalities.

Marc Cornelissen, Plant ETP President

Industry

Marc Cornelissen
Head of Seeds & Traits
BASF
Garlich von Essen
Secretary General
Euroseeds
Alain-Dominique Quintart
Head of Government & Public Affairs EAME
Syngenta
Arjen van Tunen
CEO
Keygene N.V.
Pierre Broun
Head of Nestlé R&D Centre - Tours
Nestlé Research Centre
Johann Maier
Head of Agricultural Research
Südzucker
Marc Lefèbvre
Manager Biotech
SESVanderHave
Aneke Schwager
Head of Government Affairs
KWS SAAT AG
Jan Jacobi
Head of EU Office
German Federation for Plant Innovation
Marion Des Roseaux
In charge of Innovative European Projects
Vegepolys Valley
José Vogelezang
Scientific Director

TopSector Horticulture & Starting Materials

Agricultural sector

Valérie Maza
Scientific Director
Vilmorin & Cie
Pekka Pesonen
Secretary General
COPA-COGECA

Academia

Karin Metzlaff
Executive Director
European Plant Science Organisation
Ulrich Schurr
Director IBG-2 Plant Sciences
Forschungszentrum Jülich
Ernst van den Ende
Managing Director Plant Sciences Group
Wageningen University & Research