Since 2012 Jeroen has worked at the national Sportscentre Papendal, the Olympic training facilities in Arnhem, The Netherlands. In this role Jeroen coordinates, stimulates and facilitates research and innovation in the field of sports and nutrition. As a part of the activities he is director of Eat2Move, the hub for innovation in sports and nutrition. Jeroen has been active in food innovation management for his entire career. He is a food technologist by training and obtained his PhD in food microbiology at Wageningen University. In 2002, he joined NIZO food research where he has held management positions in the areas of food fermentation, food safety, flavour, health and nutrition. Jeroen is also Director International at the food innovation cluster FoodvalleyNL. In this role Jeroen provides guidance and support to stimulate innovation and cooperation in food and nutrition. Jeroen joined the team of FoodvalleyNL in 2014. Jeroen has (co-) authored over 40 scientific publications.