Dr.ir. Gerda Feunekes is board member of the AMS Institute Board. Since January 2023, Gerda Feunekes is the Managing Director of the Agrotechnology & Food Sciences Group at Wageningen University & Research. Gerda Feunekes graduated from Wageningen Agricultural University and finished the Program for Supervisory Boards at Erasmus School of Accounting & Assurance. She has over 30 years of professional experience in the area of food, nutrition, health and sustainability, in roles such as Global Director Nutrition Savoury at Unilever and Executive Director at Voedingscentrum. At Voedingscentrum, she has actively worked towards strengthening the connection between nutritional education and scientific research. Gerda also serves as the Chair of the European Public Health Nutrition Alliance, a group established in 2014 that now unites the nutrition centers of 18 countries.