Curriculum vitae (in English)

Pieter Ferdinand ter Steeg Ph.D.

Born: 15-09-1959, Place of birth: Oss, Netherlands

Consultancy resp, network in transformation: Ter SteegMC, IQIQ

Global Change and Societal Risk Evaluation  

Sustainable Preservation of Quality

Kervelgaarde 5

2803 RH Gouda, Netherlands



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Married with Marie-Christine Franken

2 daughters: Laura (1992) en E. (1994)



Pieter ter Steeg is quality driven. His strength is objective analytical power and connectivity. His core-expertise was microbiology and the preservation of food. He aimed to find the optimal balance between food safety and other product quality dimensions. He has extended this approach to find integral solutions in a wide range of societal areas, connects people and katalyses global transformation by stimulating wondering, awareness, sustainability and action.

Job experience


TOP-BV    (Scientific Coach Food Safety & Quality)                                       2017-2018

InHolland  -  Food Research & Sustainability                                                 2015-2016

Ter SteegMC                                                                                               2006 - present

Corbion  (Principal Scientist)                                                                           2009 - 2010

Unilever Research Vlaardingen (Senior Microbiologist, Scientific Coach))        1990 – 2006           

University of Groningen:  Post-doctoral fellowship                                           1989

Oral Microbiology (Nijmegen): Ph.D. Research                                               1984



The Learning Lab- use of social media to catalyse change (Flying Elephants)      2018

Unilever technical managers programme (Business School of Lausanne)             1992 -1993

Drs in Microbiology (Biology, Free University, Amsterdam)                                  1977-1984

- Candidate in Biology and Chemistry, Minors in Molecular genetics, Mathematic modelling and statistics

Research Scholarship IMS, Morehead City (Univ.  Chapel Hill, NC)                      1983

Secondary school: St. Vituscollege, Bussum                                                    1971-1977


Societal engagement

Chairman Energy Network in Groene Hart (ENiGH)                                                  2020

Speaker/inspirator "Inspiring Leadership, sustainability"                                           2009 -

Organiser iQiQ Top Science & Sustainable Society Café                                          2017-

Energy Coach Gouda                                                                                            2017 -

Senior Expert PUM Netherlands                                                                             2007 -  

Treasurer  Food Microbiology ( branch of Dutch Society of Microbiology)                    1998-2012

Inspiring Leadership                                                                                               2009-2013

Projectleader Maak Gouda Duurzaam (                         2012-2013

Radiocolumnist Gouwestad Radio (                                  2014-2018

District-commissioner Lions and Environment                                                            2013-2016

Expert Bioterrorism and Food Safety (CBRN Network of Excellence)                           2013-

Arbiter (Nederlands Abitrage Instituut)                                                                       2013

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