JGAJ (Jack) van der Vorst JGAJ (Jack) van der Vorst

General Director Social Sciences Group

Professor Jack G.A.J. van der Vorst is member of the Board of Directors of Wageningen University & Research and General Director of the Social Sciences Group comprising about 1000 fte in three institutes: Department of Social Sciences of Wageningen University, Wageningen Economic Research (WEcR), and Wageningen Center for Development Innovation (WCDI). Jack is member of the Topteam AgriFood (Captain of Science) and board member of the Top consortium for Knowledge and Innovation (TKI) of Top Sector Agri&Food, The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) and the Supervisory Board of Florensis BV. Jack is member of multiple national and international Advisory Boards. Jack is Professor in AgriFood Supply Chain Logistics at Wageningen University, supervised over 20 PhD students and published 200+ academic and business papers. His research focuses on the development of innovative logistics concepts in AgriFood Supply Chain Networks.