Coosje Hoogendoorn


Coosje Hoogendoorn has worked for more than 30 years in international research for agricultural development. She is an all-round innovation professional with both technical and management skills in agricultural research for development.

Her expertise includes plant breeding and seed systems, agricultural value chains, climate smart forestry and south-south collaboration. Before joining KIT as a senior advisor in 2014, Coosje has been based in the UK, the Netherlands, Italy and China, from where she has led projects, programmes and partnerships in Asia, Africa and Latin America.