CarbExplore’s team has a significant track record of both scientific and technical expertise. The group is particularly skilled in the development and characterization of enzymatically modified starches and carbohydrates which play a significant role in prebiotics and functional foods. The team offers its expertise as an independent and reliable contract research partner, supporting our customer’s product development programs.

Meet our team

Semme Moolenaar, MSc, CEO
Prof. Dr. Lubbert Dijkhuizen, CSO
Dr. Marcel van der Sluis, CBO
Dr. Evelien te Poele, Scientist
Dr. Willem Dijkman, Scientist

Nienke Jager, MSc, Scientist
Dr. Pedro F. P. Chaves, Scientist
Dr. Lira Palmer, Scientist

Tijn de Leeuw, MSc, Scientist
Kees de Groot, MSc, Scientist

Dr. Gerrit Gerwig, Carbohydrate Structure Specialist

Luc van Schie, MSc, Business Development Manager
Nico van Schoot, MSc, Business Development Manager

Kevin Nijborg, Financial controller

Our team (Left to Right): Willem Dijkman, Stevan van der Hoek, Luc van Schie, Chrysovalantou Chatziioannou, Lubbert Dijkhuizen, Evelien te Poele, Semme Moolenaar, Marcel van der Sluis.