Co-Chair

Marcel Paques, FrieslandCampina, Netherlands

Marcel Paques was appointed at Royal FrieslandCampina in 2002, and is working as Senior Research Specialist in their Global Innovation Centre at the campus of Wageningen University,  the Netherlands. He is involved in exploring new concepts, development of strategic R&D portfolio’s, and external collaborations. A main interest is the design of products based on insight in (product/ingredient) Structure – Perception relations. Was employed by Unilever R&D between 1989 – 2002. He is co-founder and EB member of the FSFF (founded in 1992), and editorial board member of the Elsevier Journal Food Structure. He published over 20 scientific papers and book chapters, is inventor of over 10 patents, and supervised over 10 PhD students (finished theses), Marie Curie Fellows, and post docs.