Wouter Verkerke (PhD) is senior researcher flavour and founder of the flavour lab at the business unit Greenhouse Horticulture in Bleiswijk. Currently, Wouter is business developer for The Greenhouse Pharmacy. Wouter studied biology in Amsterdam and did a PhD on the coevolution of tropical Figs and Fig wasps, based on field work in Makoukou (Gabon). After defending his thesis, he joined the Glasshouse Crops Research Station in Naaldwijk, working on quality of glasshouse vegetables. This work lead to the establishment of the current Flavour lab and research group in Bleiswijk.