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Nan-Dirk Mulder

Senior Global Animal Protein Analyst – Associate Director, Rabobank International

Nan-Dirk MulderNan-Dirk Mulder joined Rabobank International’s Food & Agribusiness Advisory and Research department (FAR) in 2001. Based in Rabobank’s headquarter in Utrecht, the Netherlands, he is senior global animal protein analyst and covers this industry from an international perspective.

Nan-Dirk graduated in agricultural economics, marketing and market research from the Netherlands’ Wageningen Agricultural University in 1996. Before his appointment at Rabobank International, he worked for the Product Boards for Livestock, Meat and Eggs (PVE) and the Agricultural Economic Research Institute (LEI) in the Netherlands.

Since joining Rabobank International, Nan-Dirk has advised the bank on global commitments in the animal protein sector. He has been also involved in the bank’s many advisory and research activities in these sectors and has built up an in-depth knowledge about strategic issues in these industries.

Nan-Dirk has advised and participated in projects on all continents and is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars all over the world.


Charlotte Poulsen

Senior Scientist, DuPont Industrial Biosciences.

Charlotte PoulsenIn her role as Senior Staff Scientist within the Industrial Biosciences division of  DuPont, Charlotte is responsible for food and feed enzymes research and development projects  and  business development across the company’s Bioactives Division. She has an MSc (Cand. Polyt.) from Danish Technical University (DTU in Copenhagen) in chemistry and a PhD with distinction (cum laude) in Natural Sciences from University of Leiden, the topic of which was "A Study of Chorismate Utilizing Enzymes".

Charlotte joined Grindsted Products in October 1992, moved on to work for Danisco when Grinsted and Danisco merged, and then for DuPont following their acquisition of Danisco in 2011.

She also an Adjunct Professor  at Aarhus University, in Denmark, a Boardmember of its  Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) and a member of The Danish Academy of Technical Sciences.


Peter Selle

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Poultry Research Foundation within The University of Sydney, Australia

Peter SelleDr. Selle received his PhD, entitled “Phytate and phytase: Consequences for protein and energy utilisation by pigs and poultry”, from Sydney University in 2001and joined the Poultry Research Foundation the following year. He has authored and co-authored more than 50 review papers, research articles, book chapters and conference papers in the area of phytate and phytase.

Most recently, Peter Selle has also become involved in investigations into the nutritive value of grain sorghum as a feedstuff for broiler chickens and the practice of ‘whole grain feeding’. Of particular interest is the importance of digestive dynamics of starch and protein in relation to the performance of broiler chickens.

In previous lives, Peter worked for Bayer Animal Health in Australia and Germany and BASF Animal Nutrition in Australia where most of his time was devoted to the evaluation of a fungal phytase feed enzyme in pigs and poultry. 


Emmy Koeleman

Editor AllAboutFeed and moderator of the seminar

Emmy Koeleman

Emmy obtained a BSc degree in Animal Husbandry at the Agricultural College in Delft and an MSc degree in Animal Science at Wageningen University. Her focus during both studies was animal health and animal nutrition.

Since graduating from Wageningen in 2002, Emmy has worked with a variety of companies involved in agricultural publishing. In 2003, she took up a position at Reed Business Information, initially as editorial assistant for the magazine Pig Progress, but since 2005 as editor of Feed Mix and co-editor of Feed Tech (in 2010 merged to AllAboutFeed magazine).

As of January 1st, 2014, Emmy is the new editor of AllAboutFeed.