Soem Zeijlmans – photo by Barbara Evripidou/

Soem Zeijlmans

Policy Analyst

Soem leads our work to map sustainable protein R&D opportunities across Europe.

Photo credit: Barbara Evripidou/

Areas of expertise: environmental policy, R&D funding, university sustainability programmes

Soem works with policymakers, researchers, companies and NGOs to make strategic recommendations on the highest impact R&D opportunities for plant-based and cultivated meat across Europe.

He is based in Haarlem, Netherlands and holds a degree in Governance, Economics and Development.

Our policy team works at the EU and national levels


Soem is a member of our policy team. Learn more about his work and access resources for policymakers.