Founding Team

Protealis is led by Benjamin Laga, former Global Head for Plant Biotech Research at BASF, who brings more than 20 years of international seed business and innovation experience. As CEO he also joined Protealis’ Board of Directors. 

Jonas Aper has been in charge of the soy breeding program at ILVO since its inception in 2013. This breeding program is now a cornerstone for Protealis. Jonas, as founding manager, is Protealis’ Director of Breeding.


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