Harm Maters is the owner and Managing Director of Lotus AgriConsult and graduated from Horticulture, Economics (EUR) and Business Management (UvA). Harm has been an active networker in the Dutch horticultural sector for over 40 years now. He was a director of companies and network organisations, an initiator of new strategic developments, but has also acted as a commissioner and strategic adviser. He is keen on being a knowledgeable partner and coach and helps to introduce start-ups & their innovative ideas to the sector.
A brief glimpse into Harm’s experience within the horticultural sector:
MexiCultura was Harm’s chance to expose the Dutch horticulture world to a new market. To this day there are still around 30 companies from the Netherlands active in horticulture in Mexico.
Photo: Tour Mexico, Aguascalientes
The importance of integrated cooperation in horticulture between the Netherlands and East Africa was underlined with the introduction of Green Farming in 2017.