(born October 24, 1971) started his cocoa career with cocoa grinder ADM Cocoa in 1999 until 2001 as management trainee. After this he worked as an FX trader and treasury specialist with Rabobank International. In 2007 he returned to cocoa for three years as a senior cocoa trader with trading company Continaf BV. From 2011 until the beginning of 2012 he has been the business unit manager of Tradin Organic Agriculture B.V. a company specialized in buying and selling organic cocoa beans and products, sugar, oils and fats. As from the 1st of April 2012 he became Managing Director of Ascot Amsterdam B.V.
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