Rob Hamer

Rob Hamer

Rob Hamer is VP Agrifood External Affairs for Unilever after having had the responsibility for Unilever’s food research and R&D laboratory in the Netherlands. He is also a professor at the Food Chemistry group of Wageningen University.

Rob has more than 30 years’ experience in the food industry. He currently serves on the boards of several organizations both in the Netherlands (e.g TKI Agrifood, Food Valley, VNO-NCW (chair technology committee)) and Europe (e.g. FoodNexus (president), ETP Food4Life).  

In all of this, Rob’s main aim is to help drive the transformation of the Agrifood industry into a vital, fully sustainable system that can provide future generations with safe, healthy and affordable food.