Prof. Leo den Hartog
Prof. Dr. Leo den Hartog is director of R&D at Nutreco and part-time professor in Animal Nutrition in Circular Economy at Wageningen University. It was from this same university that den Hartog graduated in Animal Sciences in 1978, and where he obtained his PhD on the relationship between nutrition and fertility in gilts and sows in 1984.
Den Hartog’s extensive experience in animal production is reflected in over 450 scientific and applied articles and seven books as author or co-author. To date, he has given more than 750 lectures in over 40 different countries. He has also been chairman of Dutch trade missions on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality to China, Taiwan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and South Africa.