Information for the press

The Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality spokespersons can be contacted by the media only. 

If you are not a journalist, please use the contact form.

Director of Communications

Judith Sluiter 
+31 6 20 25 26 06
J.Sluiter@minlnv.nl

Head of spokespersons, public appearances and speeches

Rudi Buis
+31 6 11 20 16 24
A.G.Buis@minlnv.nl

Spokespersons

From Friday evening until Sunday night, the spokespersons can be reached on
+31 6 29 17 79 38.

Spokespersons for the Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

Elise van den Bosch 

+31 6 52 82 09 37
E.vandenBosch@minlnv.nl

  • Future-proof agriculture
  • Value chain and earning capacity
  • Fertilisers


Dylan de Gruijl

+31 6 31 01 81 37
d.degruijl@minlnv.nl 

  • Councils of the European Union
  • Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
  • Fisheries
  • Crop protection


Judith van Kessel 

+31 6 15 68 57 55
j.e.p.vankessel@minlnv.nl

  • Animal welfare
  • Climate 
  • Food and food quality


Thalina van Aerts   

+31 6 11 65 77 79
t.c.vanaerts@minlnv.nl

  • Animal health 
  • Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA)
  • Innovation
  • Horticulture and arable farming
  • General requests for interviews with the Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

Spokespersons for the Minister for Nature and Nitrogen Policy

Cindy Heijdra 

+31 6 31 10 27 41
c.m.heijdra@minlnv.nl

  • Nature
  • Biodiversity
  • Staatsbosbeheer (Dutch forestry commission)
  • Permitting (airports and infrastructure projects)


Bertine Moenaff-Fennema

+31 6 29 17 28 80
b.l.moenaff@minlnv.nl

  • Nitrogen Policy
  • Permitting (other)
  • Innovation
  • Exploration of alternatives (Kritische DepositieWaarde / Critical Deposition Value)
  • Coordination requests for interviews with the Minister for Nature and Nitrogen Policy


Lisanne de Roos 

+31 6 31 98 71 47
l.c.a.deroos@minlnv.nl  

  • Implementation of nitrogen policy regulations
  • Area-oriented approach (National Rural Area Program and provincial area programs)
  • Peak polluters approach
  • Transition fund rural area and nature
  • Climate