People

At Danone Nutricia Research, we have brought together a incredible range of people, who share a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience. It is this diverse mix of people that has enabled us to build a strong culture and strive for new innovations, pioneering high-quality nutritional solutions for our customers. Meet our team!

Anne

Product Technologist

"Our team is often referred to by colleagues as "The Firefighters", as we work hard to secure nutritional and sensorial quality and compliance within challenging timelines."

Armin

Health Safety Environment Manager

"I am proud that my work ensures there is a healthy and safe work environment for my colleagues; the most precious good of our company."

Bastiaan

Sr. Team Leader Food Science and Discovery

"Every day I am inspired by Danone Nutricia Research. We strive for the highest quality and latest innovations in our early life nutrition solutions, which satisfy the needs of our small customers."

Christophe

Sr. Scientist Gut Microbiota

"Every baby deserves to have an optimal microbiome at birth to ensure the best start in life. I am proud to be able to make a contribution to this through my scientific commitment."

Christopher

Product Technologist

"I was inspired to work for Danone Nutricia Research because of their commitment to the people. We are not just numbers on a spreadsheet."

Daniela

PD Systems Program Manager

"I am delighted to work here. I enjoy the cultural diversity and interact with a lot of great people, offering my help through active communication and openness to others' points of view."

Eugenio

Site Director Utrecht

"We are mindful when using natural resources and try to avoid wastage by splitting our waste streams, maximizing recyclability and decreasing our environmental footprint."

Fiona

Team Leader Clinical Studies

"At Danone Nutricia Research we are working hard on the things we love - our future, our children, our planet; and that inspires me in my daily work."

Frank

Product Technologist

"A combination of hard work, determination and having a good time at work is what keeps me going every day."

Imen

Team Leader Product Development

"The great thing about my work is that instead of waiting around for things to happen, we are proactive and work together to find innovative nutritional solutions for babies".

Jill

Digital Program Manager

"Knowing that we can bring better health to parents and babies around the world through credible scientific evidence is what motivates and inspires me to contribute to our innovations."

Joana

Team Lead/Scientist Quality Food Safety

"For me, our key asset at Danone Nutricia Research is definitely diversity. Multiple cultures and different backgrounds are opportunities for fresh perspectives and better ideas."

Linde

Jr. Scientist Nutrition & Growth

"I am proud to be a part of this company and feel that we really have the capability to make a difference, whether it’s an initiative like the alimentation revolution or by supporting breastfeeding."

Maryam

Sr. Scientist Metabolics

"I am proud of making a difference in the lives of patients with metabolic disorders by using my nutritional expertise in an environment committed to the health of people and the planet."

Miriam

Preclinical Research Coordinator

"I like to connect and work with researchers from both inside and outside of the organisation. Knowledge is key!"

Mirian

Research Program Leader Stroke & Dysphagia

"It is very inspiring that I am able to use my knowledge and experience to contribute to nutritional solutions and services for vulnerable patients."

Nienke

Sr. Assistant Scientist Immunology

"I love to do research in immune development to understand the effects of our nutritional components on the immune system, in order to support immune fitness in vulnerable people."

Paola

Team leader & Sr. Product Technologist

"The freedom of being curious and come up with new ideas every day makes the input of everyone in my team unique, and it is the engine for our enthusiasm of working together."

Patricia

Science Substantiation Manager Allergy

"I am proud to be part of Danone Nutricia Research, contributing to the science behind the products to ensure that we deliver solutions of high quality with the possible best care."

Paul

Science Substantiation Manager Preterm

"I am inspired to work for Danone Nutricia Research as we build and share scientific expertise to help infants reach their full potential."

Raish

Sr. Science Project Leader Gut Health

"What makes me proud is our strong focus on the quality and safety of our solutions for early life nutrition, which enables us to make the best impact possible on short- and long-term health."

Rose

Product Technologist

"Working with the aim of improving the lives of babies is highly rewarding."

Sebastien

Project Leader

"A people oriented company that gives you the power and freedom to innovate."

Siddharth

Jr. Food Scientist

"Working at Danone Nutricia Research for me is like working for a cause; which is to provide the best nutrition solution for our infants and this motivates me to deliver more and grow more everyday."

Sizhen

Business Controller

"Together with the R&D community we are proud and passionate about challenging the status quo and striving for continuous innovation."

Steffi

Director Assistant

"An interesting combination of research & innovation in a fast changing environment. Being a strategic partner to my managers, I like providing more efficiency and structure while anticipating their needs."

Willie

Sr. Nutrition Scientist

"Our goal in Metabolic science is to generate insights which in turn, help people live their own lives."

Wilma

Director Assistant

"I have a passion for food and good health, and it’s great that I work in a company with the same values. Together we can make the world a better place!"

Xiaoxi

Product Technologist

"By continually looking into new solutions to drive innovation and embracing challenges on a daily basis, I go home each day a new version of myself, always with a bit more strength and pride."

Yvette

Research Program Leader

"At Danone Nutricia Research, we have been studying the area of muscle and sarcopenia research with academic partners for about 10 years. Our aim is to develop viable medical nutrition strategies for physically frail older people by addressing their altered nutritional needs and the changes in muscle metabolism that occur with ageing."