Our people

Key team members

As a team, we all share Kenlog’s values. With our own specific expertise, we contribute to a diverse team. Team members are actively listened to and received constructive feedback regardless age, gender, or background. We can be each other’s back-up to ensure the smooth running of the work load. We are stronger when we are together.

Henk van Eijk

Managing director

“Henk is a creative, ambitious, and result-oriented entrepreneur. He has a vision on the future, especially with sustainable entrepreneurship. He is good at networking and building relationship steadily over time. He has many years of experience in commercial trade fairs and internal services in horticultural sector as well as agrifood sector. He used to work with international projects in many countries such as Poland, Singapore, India, and Vietnam. He has studied Business Administration and Plant Scientific so he has a concrete background on plant.”

Mirjam Boekestijn

Director International Food Projects

“Mirjam is enthusiastic, committed, and didactic. Her fields of expertise are various, including business administration, marketing, supply chain management, and quality management. She has experience in giving training and education, and doing consultancy. She has good management skills such as project management, business plan, and feasibility study. She originates from a family that have a company that grows, processes and sell spicy and sweet peppers to the global market so she has many experiences in horticultural sector.”

Nga Nguyen

Business Consultant

“Nga has a self-motivated attitude, an eagerness towards learning and the experience in Dutch horticultural sector. She did her master in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship in Rotterdam. She likes to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds. Was born and grew up in Vietnam, she knows the Vietnamese culture and business very well. Accordingly, she becomes an important key contact person for different Dutch-Vietnamese projects.”

Anneke Waanders

Management assistant

“Anneke Waanders worked as official secretary at Royal FloraHolland. She was a contact person for the employee participation within the flower auction so she communicated with the directors, the board of management and the employees. She has gained many years of experience in employee participation, complaints committee and personnel management. She did not only advise the directors of the cooperative flower auction, but look after the interests of the staff as well as the growers. Also, she obtains solid know-how of the flower auction’s operation. She is part of Kenlog’s core team now, taking responsibility for adminnistration of the company.”

Theo Tiegelaar

Executive partner

“Theo is an independent, self-employed consulting engineer, with his background in general management in the agricultural, environmental and real estate sectors. Theo is active in establishing new footholds in emerging markets for one of the largest consulting and engineering firms in Europe. Additionally, he established, together with local partners, his own firm for asset management in Poland. Theo gets used to working in developing markets (Ukraine, Ethiopia, Chuvash Republic) and emerging markets (Poland, Hungary, Russia, and Ireland).”

Laura Rietdijk

Executive partner

“Laura is a multilingual, dedicated and self-employed business consultant with international experience in B2B, B2C and NGO’s, particularly in market(ing) development and supply chain management among the agro-sea-food sector. Grown up at a farm, she possesses a practical and hands-on mentality. Drawing on a background of professional, academic and travel experiences, combined with her natural curiosity, she is always interested in exploring the interdisciplinary that foster creativity, innovation and new ideas, eventually contributing to the sustainable growth of an organization. Challenges give her energy, finding a solution and meanwhile contributing to people, planet and profit, is what gives her gratification. Food being one of the primary needs is where we can have considerable impact.”

Fred Jansen

Executive partner

“Fred is an enterprising and result-oriented team builder. From his experience in banking he started his trade business in 2001 within the agri industry. In addition to setting up and developing trading companies, he has gained experience with the development of logistics buildings. In 2003 Fred became associate partner of Kenlog and in 2016 an Executive Partner. Fred is an enthusiastic business developer in supply chain management, commercial trade and real estate. He has the talent to get the best out of people and companies and has an excellent commercial drive.”

Louis Kester

Executive partner

Advisor commerce, supply chain and digitization Florpartners & executive partner Kenlog & Horti Knowledge Center (HKC).

Born as son of a Dutch Tomato/Pepper Grower and still a grower of vegetable turnip tops.

  • Wageningen University and Research centre (1985-1991).
  • Royal FloraHolland auction – manager Trade Services (1991-2008).
  • Javadoplant Wholesale – general manager (2008-2012).
  • Schoneveld Breeding – commercial director (2012- October 2017).

Han Hartman

Executive partner

“Han is an independent consulting engineer. His background is agricultural-, water-, real estate- and general management. He has passion for executing large-scale projects. As an employee from the Grontmij company he was responsible for many projects: AgriportA7, Waterpark Wieringermeer, Agricultural Institute Oostwaardhoeve, Par2 real estate and the reconstruction of the harbor of Texel, the Netherland.”