Gijs is an entrepreneur and consultant with 10 years of experience in the private and development sector, with an interest on agribusiness and nutrition. He is the Global Growth Director with a focus on expanding the presence and impact of Bopinc across multiple markets.
With a straightforward, hands-on approach focused on results, Gijs believes that solutions are created and perfected in practice. This has resulted in Just Farming, his company in Bangladesh that works with small agricultural producers to deliver the quality that national and international retail chains and processors require.
Gijs is driven by a passion to reduce inequality and for everyone to have a respected place in this world. Having directly seen the dreams, independence and willingness to invest in better lives of people during his years in rural Bangladesh, he believes in unlocking the potential of the BoP as producers and consumers to make their dreams come true.