Alfons Beldman is senior researcher and project manager for Wageningen Economic Research, part of Wageningen University and Research. The projects he’s involved in are mainly related to dairy, sustainability and entrepreneurship. Most projects are with strong involvement of sector stakeholders as processors and farmers, e.g. as advisor of the Dutch Sustainable Dairy chain. He’s also a member of the management team of Global Dairy Farmers, a worldwide discussion group of dairy farmers and industry partners and board member of Nuffield Netherlands, providing scholarships for young farmers to collect knowledge from all over the world.