Samstag, 10. Juni 2023

The ESF Speakers 2023

Johannes Bliestle

Managing Director Board | Reichenau-Gemüse eG

• Managing Director, Reichenau-Gemüse eG. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Association of Fruit and Vegetable Producer Organisations, Expert Committee Chairman Fruit, Vegetables, Horticulture BWGV.
• Producer organisation Reichenau-Gemüse eG. Southernmost cultivation area in Germany, 14,000 tonnes of fresh vegetables annually, primarily from protected cultivation. Organic share 47 % of turnover.

Dr. Annette Förschler

Team leader production fruit, vegetables and potatoes | QS Fachgesellschaft Obst-Gemüse-Kartoffeln GmbH

• The agricultural engineer with a doctorate has been working for QS since 2005. She leads the project to develop the sustainability modules for the value chain fruit, vegetables, potatoes. With the sustainability modules "Voluntary QS Inspection Sustainability (FIN)", a uniform, user-friendly solution approach is being built up.
• The QS inspection system is the leading standard for food safety in Germany and stands for secure processes in the production and marketing of fresh food.
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Coen Frederiks

Program Manager Susutainability Initiative Fruit and Vegetables (SIFAV) | IDH

• Coen Frederiks is Program Manager for the Sustainability Initiative Fruit and Vegetables (SIFAV), a multi stakeholder membership platform which drives sustainability within global supply chains. SIFAV has a focus on improved working conditions and wages as well as a reduction of environmental impact, covering carbon emissions and water management.
• SIFAV is hosted by IDH. IDH convenes, co-creates, and co-finances inclusive and sustainable solutions that enable people in business, investment, and government to create value for people and planet.

Dr. PH Franziska Humbert

Head of the Just Economies Team | Oxfam Deutschland e.V.

• Dr. PD Franziska Humbert holds a doctorate and habilitation in law and has been working for Oxfam Germany as a policy officer in the field of business and human rights since 2006. For some time now, she has been leading the Just Business team with the areas of global supply chains, agroecology and climate policy.
• Oxfam is one of the world's largest relief and development organisations. We fight extreme poverty and social inequality with over 75 years of experience.

Leonhardt Jancso

Head of Sustainability | BayWa Global Produce GmbH

• As Head of Sustainability, Leonhardt Jancso manages the sustainability activities of BayWa Global Produce. Leonhardt has been working in the field of sustainability in the agricultural and food industry for ten years since completing his studies in Earth and atmospheric sciences and environmental sciences in Innsbruck and Zurich.
• BayWa Global Produce is an industry-specific portfolio manager with global activities in the fresh produce sector, from plant genetics to the cultivation and trading of high-quality fruit and vegetables.

Prof. Dr. Horst Lang

Leiter Qualitätssicherung/Arbeitssicherheit/Umwelt | Globus SB-Warenhaus-Holding GmbH & Co. KG

• Prof. Dr. Lang has been responsible for quality assurance, occupational safety and the environment at Globus since 1996. As part of his work, he was also chairman of the food law committee of the LEH in the HDE/BVLH for over 10 years. He worked on and developed the IFS standards together with colleagues from European trading companies and is now a board member.
• He also represented the interests of the German LEH in the board committees of KAT e.V. and GlobalG.A.P. for many years. In 2014, he was awarded a titular professorship by the Senate of the University of Sopron (Hu ). Prof. Lang is also involved in the Demeter Association for organic dynamic management in agriculture.

Dr. Kristian Moeller

Managing Director | FoodPlus GmbH

• Raised on a farm in northern Germany, he studied agricultural economics in Paderborn and at Purdue University, USA, and completed his education in Kiel with a PhD in Agribusiness Management. In 1997 he founded the EUREP initiative, from which FoodPLUS GmbH emerged with the GLOBALG.A.P. brand in 2001.
• GLOBALG.A.P. is a brand of agricultural business management solutions developed in collaboration with all food industry stakeholders.
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Dr. Svea Pacyna-Schürheck

Managing Director | Landgard Obst & Gemüse GmbH & Co. KG

PhD in agricultural science; has worked for Landgard since 2007; previously division manager and sustainability manager; since 2020 in the management of LG O&G GmbH & Co. KG; responsible for QM, NH, GMO, producer management and committee and association activities to represent the interests of the horticultural sector.
• Modern and successful marketing producers' cooperative; over 3,000 member businesses in the flowers & plants, fruit & vegetables sectors; customers are specialist wholesalers & retailers.

Dr. Phil Rosenow

Research Associate | Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging

• With a background in theoretical chemistry and modelling, I now focus on shelf-life modelling. In addition, we also use other digital methods to develop packaging for a diverse range of products.
• Fraunhofer IVV is a leading applied research institution in the fields of packaging, food, product effects, processing machinery and recycling and environment.

Jochen Rüth

Head of Waste Disposal | Stiftung Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister

• As Head of Waste Disposal, Jochen Rüth is responsible for checking the volume flow certificates and thus monitoring the fulfilment of the recycling quotas as well as the minimum standard for measuring the recyclability of packaging.
• The Central Packaging Register Office has been monitoring packaging recycling since 2019 when the Packaging Act came into force. The aim is to make the market transparent, fair and equitable for all stakeholders.

Dr. Birgit Schulze-Ehlers

Senior Researcher | Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

• Her scientific stations include Göttingen, Kiel, Lincoln (NZ); currently coordinator in the project EEKLim Development and testing of a climate label for food in Lower Saxony. She conducts research on economic, psychological and social drivers and barriers of sustainable behaviour along food supply chains: farm-to-fork.
• Internationally important research university with a focus on research-based teaching.

Peter Stedman

Director of Sustainability | Chiquita Brands International Sarl

• Chiquita is the leading global produce company that is comitted to providing both consumers and customers across nearly 70 countries with the highest quality of fruit and service.

Johnathan Sutton

Safety & Environment Executive | Westfalia Fruit’s Group

• With a degree in agriculture, he applied his knowledge as a vegetable agronomist in pea production for frozen food at Unilever. In 2007, he moved to Bangkok to lead the quality and safety teams across Asia at Tesco. At Marks & Spencer in the UK, he led the fresh produce technical team, focusing primarily on ready-to-eat safety and driving the sustainability agenda. In 2020, he joined Westfalia as strategist for safety (food and health) and environment.
• The multinational Westfalia Fruit Group is a leading supplier of fresh and processed produce, operating in 15 countries spread over 5 continents, the Westfalia Fruit Group prides itself on advancing sustainable agricultural practices.

Anna Trautmann

Senior Consultant | GfK 

• As Senior Consultant at GfK, Anna Trautmann advises companies from a wide range of industries on consumer trends, social changes and consumer behaviour. Previously, she helped FMCG companies make data-driven decisions with category-specific consumer research.
• For more than 85 years, GfK has been trusted by clients around the world to help them make business-critical decisions about consumers, markets, brands and media with the help of reliable data.

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