About us

Academic partners

The AgriFood Executive Global Programme (AEGP) is carried by IESE Business School and Wageningen University & Research. This partnership of high quality and high-ranking academic institutions guarantees the right combination of perspectives for value creation in the Agrifood industry, as participants learn to navigate the field at the intersection of top scientific knowledge and business development.

IESE Business School

Now more than ever, the global business world is calling for well-prepared business leaders. Leaders who possess wisdom and knowledge, solid business skills, a global mindset and a desire to make a positive impact on society, IESE programs combine a general management perspective, an international focus and a deep understanding of the global business area, all structured within an ethical frame­work.

Since 1958 IESE has been committed to developing exceptional executives who also have the desire to make a positive and lasting impact on the world. The most prestigious international media outlets consistenlty rank IESE among the world’s top business schools, testament to our ongoing pursuit of excellence.

Wageningen University & Research

Our mission is: “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life”. This is achieved together with industry, governments and research institutions around the world. In addition to our renowned fundamental research, Wageningen University & Research also has a strong global position as a supplier of application-oriented and field-based research. At the same time, we train many thousands of students from over a hundred countries to be professionals in the domain of “healthy food and living environment” every year.

The most prestigious international media outlets consistently rank Wageningen University & Research in the world top 3 of Agricultural universities.

Program team Edition 2018

Prof Govert Vroom

Prof Govert Vroom

Academic Director IESE
Mrs Ethel Ghickarro

Mrs Ethel Ghickarro

Executive Director IESE
Prof Paul Ingelbeek

Prof Paul Ingelbeek

Academic Director WUR
Mr Miel Hooijdonk

Mr Miel Hooijdonk

Executive Director WUR
Mr Dick Pouwels

Mr Dick Pouwels

Executive Board Consortium
Mr Jan de Koning

Mr Jan de Koning

Executive Board Consortium

Governance structure

Members of the consortium

  • Rabobank
  • Sligro
  • Rijk Zwaan International
  • Kramp International

Potential partners of the consortium

  • Jumbo
  • ForFarmers
  • Mars
  • Royal Cosun
  • Ahold
  • Lely Groep
  • Royal Pride Holland
  • Marel Food Systems
  • Agrifirm
  • Van Drie Group
  • Friesland Campina

The development of this programme is sponsored by:

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