Benoit Buntinx is Director of Business Creation at EIT Food, a pan-European partnership set up in 2016 to transform sustainably our food system by leading a global revolution in food innovation, where he helps young entrepreneurs and start-ups to create and develop their food business in Europe.
Before devoting his work fulltime to EIT Food, Benoit has co-founded and managed 2 start-ups, an incubator and a 43€ million seed fund. He also served on the Board of various food-related start-ups, from primary production to food waste treatment. Benoit spent the last 6 years in South America where he was a consultant in technology transfer and venture creation.
He holds a bioengineering degree from Université Libre de Bruxelles and an MBA from the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.