Unreasonable Fellows

Katelijne Bekers

CEO & Co-Founder at MicroHarvest

Katelijne is an Unreasonable Fellow. Katelijne was part of Unreasonable Impact UK & Europe 2022 (Nov - Dec).
Kate is Co-Founder and CEO of MicroHarvest, in which she brings together her passion for fermentation, excitement for the future of the agri-food supply chain and an intrinsic drive to change the world for the better. 
Kate has a dual background in biotechnology and business development. She worked as fermentation scientist leading projects at Corbion, and worked on the scaling of biobased processes at the Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant. During her time at Ohly as technical sales and later business development manager she obtained an MBA at Rotterdam School of Management and got a deep understanding of the B2B Ingredients market.
In her free time, Kate enjoys traveling to meet up with friends in restaurants and bars, and explore musea and nature. The latter surely includes beaches.