Financing the food system

by Peter Blom

After studying Economics, and helping to run one of the first organic food centres in the Netherlands, Peter Blom joined Triodos Bank in 1980, the year they first opened for business. Having been with them since the start, he was appointed Managing Director in 1989, and has been CEO since 1997.

Peter is Chair of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values and also a member of the Board of the Dutch Banking Association. He maintains his interest in food and farming, chairing the Organic Food and Agricultural Council of the Netherlands.

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