Roel is a Research Associate at the European office of The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) for the Food, Beverage, and Agriculture Sector Working Group. As a researcher in sustainability assessment at Wageningen University and Research Center, Roel shares his time between TSC and other international and national research projects on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) application and sustainability assessment methodology. Previously, he worked for AkzoNobel as a specialist in sustainability focusing on LCA of chemicals and on environmental management. Roel holds a master degree in Chemistry and in Environmental Sciences from the Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Among other subjects, he studied the behavior of eutrophying emissions in the framework of LCA at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a fanatic amateur cook and enjoys cyclocross and road biking at home and abroad.