Save the date, Nordic Talks 2022 is coming again! The kickoff for the event is online on February 10th. This year, our theme is “Food for Good”. More information will be posted later! Check out also the Nordic Talks website.
Jolijn Zwart-van Kessel is the Innovation lead of Circular Agrifood at FoodValley and a partner in Agriculture & Fruit Farm De Kortenhof, which is a family farm active with technical innovation and sustainability. Next to that Jolijn works as an entrepreneurforZwartvanKessel Advies. She has gained extensive experience in various positions in government, politics, and business, inside and outside the agri-food sector.
Einar K. Hothe is a Strategic Market Economist and has been working with sustainable systems most of his career. During the last 10 years, Hothe has been working with sustainable development strategies for the market, cities, and places, and formulated the methodology of Natural State of the Market – the economic consequence of awareness. Since 2020 he has been the Managing Partner of Nordic Circular Hotspot, where Natural State and the other Nordic managing partners have developed the market strategy for accelerating the transition to a circular and sustainable Nordic market by 2030.
Katja Svensson has a background in international development cooperation and has held posts with the EU, the UN, and the Swedish Foreign Service in Africa, the Caribbean, and Europe. Currently, she leads the work on sustainable food systems for the Nordic Council of Ministers, based in Copenhagen.
David Kat was the online publisher and business developer for various VNU (now AC Nielsen) enterprises in the Netherlands, London, and Paris. He’s been a business developer, entrepreneur, and active investor, since 2004. He has worked with companies including Mobileye, X-Sight Sys, Magink, and AgentVI to bring innovation to incumbent industries. A father of two daughters, he’s energized by making this world a better place. His favorite channels of achieving that are business, food, and the arts.