Lucas Simons

Lucas Simons
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    NewForesight Holding

MSc in Environmental Eng., Wageningen Univ.; MBA (Hons) Tias-Nimbas Graduate School of Management. Former Consultant, KPMG Sustainability; TNO Strategy, Technology & Policy. 2002-08, Director, UTZ CERTIFIEDGood inside, resp. for setting up and implementing coffee, cocoa and tea certification progr. and developing traceability models now applied in several commodities. Founder, NewForesight and SCOPEinsight. Former Member, World Bank Sustainability for the Future External Advisory Group. Member, Board of Directors: Agri-ProFocus. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum (2011) for commitment and accomplishments in sustainable trade, agriculture and rural development; named in top 20 most influential persons in sustainability in NL in 2013; Ashoka Fellow (2013) for pioneering role as social entrepreneur and change maker.