HHE (Hannah) van Zanten MSc

HHE (Hannah) van Zanten MSc

Interim Chair Holder

Dr. Hannah van Zanten Interim Chair Holder and Associate Professor at the Wageningen University Farming Systems Ecology group and visiting professor in the Department of Global Development at Cornell University. Hannah graduated cum laude from Wageningen University in 2009 with a master’s degree in Animal Sciences. Her PhD project focused on the environmental benefits of using human-inedible-sources as livestock feed. Since graduating, cum laude, for her PhD, she continued to work in this research-area. With her team, she developed the circular food systems (CiFoS) model where stakeholders can co-design and evaluate innovative yet attainable food systems that secure human and planetary health. She received several personal grants and prices such as the NWO Talent Scheme grant and the Global FoodShot price in 2021.