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Ido Verhagen is the executive director of the Access to Seeds Foundation. Prior to starting up the Access to Seeds Index in 2013, he worked as a boardroom consultant for the Dutch consultancy firm Boer & Croon. He assisted companies like KLM, Heineken, Philips and TNT on their sustainability policies, practices and partnerships. Earlier he was lead programmer at the Amsterdam think-tank De Balie and he started his career as a journalist for Dutch Radio 1. Ido holds masters degrees in international affairs and communication science from the University of Amsterdam.