Susanne Braun

managing director, research center for bioeconomy, Universität Hohenheim

Roundtable: Unpacking value – how to make the food chain competitive and fair

Her work included international management and consulting activities within food companies in different countries. She is highly experienced in working in international research projects and is involved in the coordination and the management of EU research projects. At the moment she is the coordinator of the H2020 project SMARTCHAIN. Braun is member in various European food networks and associations. She recently was the chair of the European network FoodForce.

Her main activities in the recent years consisted, amongst others, in the optimization of the knowhow transfer to SMEs in the food sector and the linking with a trans-European network of various stakeholders. This comprised the coordination and participation in several large scale European projects. The work included the organization and participation in a big number of international conferences and workshops.

Braun holds an academic degree in food technology (MSc) and a second academic education in economy and European politics (MBA).