- Function: Moderator
- Company: Breakout session 1
Since January 2014 Mrs. Margot Logman holds the position of Secretary General at the European Palm Oil Alliance (EPOA). EPOA is an alliance consisting of international palm oil refining companies and palm oil producers committed to sustainable production of palm oil.
Building on a strong stakeholder field in the supply chain, EPOA aims at:
- facilitating the palm oil debate from palm tree to food
- providing fact based communication on health, sustainability and functionality aspects of palm oil
- building partnerships to support and promote the use of sustainable palm oil in Europe
Mrs Logman gained experience in several leading Consumer Good Manufacturing companies including Nestle, Unilever and FrieslandCampina. Moving from science to marketing and communication, she focused on building and implementing corporate social responsibility policies as well as generating business opportunities based on the latest scientific and technical insights. With a target-oriented and can do mind-set, she developed multi-stakeholder networks, spanning industry, government and NGOs in different organizations and countries. She organized many international palm oil conferences and meetings and helped build European communication campaigns on the relevance of sustainable palm oil. By promoting and creating partnerships between industry, government and non-governmental organizations at an international level she encouraged cooperation in sustainable palm oil development, and helped to achieve 90% certified sustainable palm oil uptake in Europe in 2020.