Hugo Byrnes joined Ahold in 2006 and was subsequently appointed to the position of Vice President Product Integrity. He is responsible for Ahold Delhaize’s food and non-food product policies, which cover product safety and responsible products. This includes social compliance, animal welfare and environmental issues. Hugo Byrnes has a Dutch Law degree from the State University Leiden, the Netherlands. He is a food lawyer whose career has focused on the food business and in particular on quality management and standardization.
Flavio Corsin oversees the Aquaculture Program at IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative. IDH drives the joint design of economically viable approaches to realize green and inclusive growth at scale in several agriculture and manufacturing commodity sectors and sourcing areas in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Flavio spent more than two decades working in responsible aquaculture globally, working for several non-profit, intergovernmental and for-profit organizations. He also supported the establishment of several groundbreaking industry platforms in sectors such as coffee, tea, spices and apparel. Flavio holds a M.Sc. in aquaculture and a Ph.D. in epidemiology, the study of diseases in populations.