Robert van Rijssen is a policy officer in the Farm to Fork Unit at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety. He has been active on strategic sustainability related issues throughout his career. He previously worked at the European Parliament as a political advisor and at the Ministry for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality of the Netherlands as a policy coordinator. He earned a Master’s degree in 2015 from Leiden University in International Relations and Affairs. He is a Dutch national.

Topic: Policy, Strategies, Resilience for fair, healthy & environmentally-friendly food systems