organic products grown in a sustainable habitat

Team in Rotterdam

The strategic location of the Rotterdam office allows us to better serve our existing clients in the European market.

Alfons Van Der Aa – Founder & President

Alfons gained an international business and strategic management experience in managing divisions of such international corporations as Philips Electronics and Black & Decker.
His extensive professional path involves coordination of business processes, deep understanding of financial management, strong strategic skills and managing marketing & sales operations. Furthermore, Alfons mastered the nuances of building businesses across the globe and cooperating with people of various backgrounds.

Peter Oellers – Commercial Director Europe

Peter has over 10 years of experience in the vegetable oils & fats industry, focussing on organic.
At Natural Habitats Group he is responsible for international marketing & sales, looking for new business opportunities. International exchange, traveling and knowledge of four languages contribute to his ability to work with different international mentalities.

Jessenia Angulo – Sustainability Manager

Jessenia is Ecuadorian, currently living in the Netherlands.
In the last nine years, she has acquired a solid know-how in sustainability and certifications, by working with Dutch and Ecuadorian organizations in the design, implementation, auditing and evaluation of organic and sustainability production standards in agriculture and aquaculture projects.
Her business studies, together with her organic farming and social responsibility experience in Ecuador, USA, and Europe allow her to put successfully into action environmental and social programs, and to work with different mindsets, preserving cultural traditions.
As Sustainability Manager, at Natural Habitats, she is responsible for the design and structure of the group’s sustainability programs from protecting and encouraging biodiversity
, control and mitigation of environmental effects, certifications, to all the social programs and communities’ education.

Petra de Jong-Noorlander – Financial Controller

Petra has an extensive experience in performing administrative work. Petra’s higher education was in Business Administration. She successfully combined her studies with work.
As accountant, she worked considerable amount of time with taxes. During six years, Petra performed a role of auditor in the “Facet”.
In April 2013, she joined Natural Habitats as a Financial Controller and since then Petra leads and controls all our accounting operations.