Michel KNOCKAERT
33 years of industrial expertise in the fields of agro-food processing and national and international business consultancy :

  • Management of complex industrial projects.
  • Negotiation, setting-up and coordination of technological transfers, industrial and commercial partnerships.
  • Temporary management of companies facing difficulties in order to restructure and reposition them on their markets until brought back to a good profitability.
  • Conception, installation and start-up of factories

Academic background and actual positions:

  • PhD in Food Technology, graduate from ENITIAA in Nantes/France (Ecole Nationale des Ingénieurs des Techniques Industrielles et Alimentaires).
  • MBA in Marketing, graduate from ISEDE in Nantes/France (Institut Supérieur d’Enseignement à la Direction d’Entreprises),
  • MBA in Farming and Breeding techniques, graduate from LA de CHAMBRAY in Damville/France.
  • Agro-food Expert being Consultant for the European Community in Brussels concerning the financing of agro-industrial projects in the Asian-Caribbean-Pacific zone.
  • Agro-food Expert being consultant for UNIDO in Vienna concerning techno-economic audits of agro-industrial development projects in order to raise the relevant institutional financing programs.