Dirk Jan Kennes

Head of RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness - Asia

Dirk Jan Kennes is Head of the RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness department in Asia.

Dirk Jan and his team publish research on macroeconomic trends and industry dynamics within different food & agribusiness value chains, provide strategic corporate advice, and assist asset management firms in agricultural commodity markets investments. 

Dirk Jan and his team offer management assistance to internationally operating F&A companies. These companies face strategic choices arising from dynamics within the value chains. 

Before joining Rabobank in September 2007, Dirk Jan held management positions within the F&A market. He was member of the management team of Kemin Food Ingredients. Before that, he was business manager responsible for Feed at CSM subsidiary Purac. He has also worked for Akzo Nobel where he was involved in the marketing and sales management of feed ingredients.

Dirk Jan studied agronomy, majoring in animal nutrition. Dirk Jan also holds an MBA from TSM Business School in the Netherlands.