The courses within the GlobalPETS Academy are created by established experts from the pet industry.

 

 


John Adams

John Adams has a wealth of experience in strategic management, new product development, process development and marketing within the food, animal food and pet-food industries. More...

 


Gerald Bassleer

Gerald Bassleer is an ornamental fish biologist with 40 years experience in the aquarium industry. He is a 'flying fish doctor', consultant, trainer, and author. More...

 


Steve Coulson

Steve Coulson has more than 40 years experience in packaging, with the past 25 years being directly involved in pet food plastic packaging. More...

 


Freek Klijnsma

Freek Klijnsma is a dynamic people's manager, who has a proven track record in management of mid-sized companies, sales and marketing, business development and brand building. More...

 


Hans Koppensteiner

Hans Koppensteiner has a professional background in Civil Engineering, and worked for Mars, Inc. for 20 years, where he worked in various and strategic manufacturing functions. He is now a freelance consultant. More...

 


Corinne Lamour

Dr Corinne Lamour earned a PhD in marketing in 2014, after having worked in the pet food ingredients industry for eighteen years, in sales and marketing positions globally. Corinne’s main marketing research topics deal with consumers’ decision-making in cross-cultural context. More...

 


Gerard de Niet

Gerard de Niet is a creative thinker, with roots in process engineering and simulation experiences in the latest IT possibilities. He is currently COO of GlobalPETS Academy and is responsible for concept development and implementation of the GlobalPETS Community. More...

 


Paul Overgaauw

Paul Overgaauw worked as a veterinary practitioner for 5 years before making a career in the pharmaceutical- and companion animal nutrition industries. He is a specialist in veterinary microbiology and an acknowledged parasitologist. More...

 


Adam Tuffnell

As a graduate in Psychology and Philosophy, Adam has unique insight into the practical applications of effective leadership and team development within the challenging environments of today’s modern working environment. More...


Rob Vigoureux

Rob Vigoureux has 25 years of experience in the animal care industry of which 18 years of managerial positions for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. More...