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Mentor: Martine Boon

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Global Head Banking for Food Education & Engagement, Rabobank

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Offer and interest (startups)

Provide feedback on (financial) businessplan, sharing and access to Food & Agri knowledge, insight into Food Security Challenge and related topics, access to network in Food & Agri and potential investors.

Personal quote:

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin

Skills and field of expertise

  • Senior Executive
  • Supervisor
  • Food & Agri
  • Food Security Challenge
  • Engagement
  • (Change) Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Credit & Financial Risk Management


Martine has a broad experience within the financial industry, in a wide range of financial product offering such as AgriProject Finance, Leverage Finance and Special Asset Management, and also in leadership roles. Martine has demonstrated strong execution power, a good sense of engagement experience and has excellent cooperation and communication skills. She is currently member of the Board of Advisors of SantePartners (large care company in Holland) and is therein member of the Audit Committee.

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