The team

Derek Hardwick

Derek Hardwick

Product owner Trace

We are particularly proud of our transparency tool Trace, and with it of the product owner Derek.

Fernanda Neisskenwirth

Fernanda Neisskenwirth

Communications Intern

Fernanda joined our communications team, bringing fresh ideas and loads of positive energy!

Mariana Broitman

Mariana Broitman

Research and Communications Assistant

Meet our star Mariana: she takes our communcation activities to the next level. Also, she conducts research on the living wage and income in various countries.

Wanda Verstappen

Wanda Verstappen

Marketing & Communications Officer

The newest and undoubtedly most enthusiastic member of the Fairfood family: online marketer Wanda.

Pierre-Louis van Hedel

Pierre-Louis van Hedel

Advisory Board

Martijn Smelt

Martijn Smelt

Advisory Board

Channa Brunt

Channa Brunt

Head of marketing and communications

They call her the conscience of Fairfood. Which helps when you’re telling the fair and transparent Fairfood story.

Peter van der Linde

Peter van der Linde

Partnership Director

Would you like to partner up with Fairfood? Peter is your man! He’s responsible for creating and executing our partnership strategy.

Jolande Sap

Jolande Sap

Chair Supervisory Board

Photography Edwin Weers

Gerrit Bruggeman

Gerrit Bruggeman

Advisory Board

Lonneke Craemers

Lonneke Craemers

Business developer

Thanks to Lonneke, only the very best ideas find their way from drawing board to project.

Marten van Gils

Marten van Gils

Tech director

Marten has been the spiritual father of all our innovations since 2016, which is why we officially named him our director of digital innovations in 2020.

Sudeesh Narayanan

Sudeesh Narayanan

Technical lead

Pieter Goudswaard

Pieter Goudswaard

Supervisory Board

John Cherek

John Cherek

Programme Manager Value Chain Innovation

John knows the value chains behind our food inside out and uses innovation to build connections where he finds them missing.

Niels Penninx

Niels Penninx

Advisory Board

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