DSM Integrated Annual Report 2022

External Scientific Advisory Board

In 2022, the Scientific Advisory Board met with our scientists and innovation leaders to challenge and review our scientific work across the company and give advice on trends and upcoming technologies. We extended this team of internationally recognized experts by the inclusion of two new members, Remko Boom and Jeroen Raes, strengthening the scientific knowledge on microbiome and food process engineering.

Scientific Advisory Board



Remko Boom (m)

Full Professor of Food Process Engineering at the Agrotechnology and Food Sciences Group of Wageningen University (Netherlands) and Affiliated Professor at the University of Kopenhagen (Denmark). His research focuses on food structure, digestion and health, along with modeling and implementation of membrane separation for effective use of milk components. He has authored over 450 publications in the field of Agricultural Technology and Nutrition. Nationality: Dutch

Thomas Hankemeier (m)

Full Professor of Analytical BioSciences at the Leiden Academic Center for Drug Research, Leiden University (Netherlands), since 2004. As a principal investigator, he leads the Metabolomics and Analytics Center. His research focuses on the development of innovative analytical tools for metabolomics-driven systems biology in personalized health strategies. Nationality: German

Kirk Klasing (m)

Distinguished Professor of Nutritional Immunobiology at the University of California, Davis (USA). His research focuses on interactions between immunology, disease resistance, and nutritional status. Nationality: American

Jeroen Raes (m)

Full Professor at KU Leuven and Vice-Director of the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) Center for Microbiology. He has a substantial track record in microbiome research, with expertise in bioinformatics, systems biology, clinical research and microbiology. Nationality: Belgian

Chris Voigt (m)

Daniel I.C. Wang Professor of Advanced Biotechnology in the Department of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (MA, USA). He works in the developing field of synthetic biology and is the Co-Director of the Synthetic Biology Center at MIT. Nationality: American