Rob Huijten

Rob is the Global Head of Legal & Industry Affairs with BASF Vegetable Seeds since 2005. Rob Huijten graduated in 1994 at the University of Maastricht with a master in Dutch civil and corporate law. Rob has gained broad experience by working for both national and international companies like Vodafone and DSM and is versed in all regulatory and legal matters relating to telecoms, chemicals, biotech, and the vegetable seeds industry. Rob is also a member in various committees and working groups of the Dutch branch organization for the green sector: Plantum NL, ESA (European Seed Association), Anti Infringement Bureau for vegetable seeds and he is a board member of the International Licensing Platform vegetables as well as board member for the Dutch Corporate Mediation Association. Rob is using his Mediation techniques and skills as much as possible in his contract negotiations and in his role as Head of Legal within his function. Rob is a certified legal mediator since 2009