Marieke has held leading roles in knowledge management and transfer, dissemination, communication and stakeholder engagement of large European science projects (mainly FP7, H2020) for almost 15 years. She oversees a dedicated team of project officers currently working on 10 EU-funded projects covering from sustainable aquaculture and the microbiome to CO2 conversion into value-added products. As work package lead for 25 EU-funded projects Marieke has vast experience of the project lifecycle, from successful application writing to final exploitation activities. She chairs several IPR and Innovation Management Boards to support the protection, promotion and exploitation of project results. Marieke has a background in Animal Science (MSc) with an aquaculture specialisation.