The people behind Broiler Signals
The Broiler Signals concept is developed in cooperation by Vetworks (trainer/consultant and main author of the Broiler Signals book) and Roodbont Publishers (publisher of the Broiler Signals book and Online Study Centre).
We would like to introduce you to the team of people behind Broiler Signals.
Maarten de Gussem
Maarten De Gussem graduated as a DVM from University of Ghent Veterinary School in 2000 with a thesis on Infectious Bursal Disease Virus at the University of Arkansas, USA.
He began working in the field at DEGUDAP group practice in France, The Netherlands and Belgium, dealing with layers, breeders, broilers and turkeys. In 2001, Maarten joined the division of J&J Global Poultry Technical Manager at Janssen Animal Health, with focus on coccidiosis, gut health, helminthosis, histomonosis and red mite.
In 2009, Vetworks was founded by Maarten, servicing the poultry industry with a global team of specialists and providing support on poultry health topics all over the world, with focus on mycoplasmosis, general gut health and coccidiosis.
Besides his work at Vetworks, Maarten is also an academic adviser at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University. And a member of scientific committees of Poultry Mycoplasma Conference and of IHSIG Conference on Poultry Intestinal Health.
Ton van Schie
Ton van Schie grew up on a dairy farm and studied animal science at Wageningen University. After his study he worked in agricultural education and as an agricultural journalist. This was the ideal background to start working at Roodbont Publishers B.V. in 1999. Since 2010 he is one of the owners of the company and mainly responsible for content production. With help of his network of experts and his own critical view, he combines scientific knowledge with practical experiences, text with images, theoretic information with hand-on advices and mixes this all together to create the unique content products Roodbont is known for. He is the spider in the web of authors, reviewers, illustrators, graphic designers, translators with only one goal: to make agricultural knowledge accessible to a large audience. You can contact Ton via email@example.com or by telephone on + 31 6 52718064.
Janneke Janssens has 20 years of experience in the agricultural publishing sector. As co-owner of Roodbont Publishers, she is responsible for business development and concept development. Roodbont Publishers is an internationally operating agricultural publishing company. It offers knowledge products that are currently on sale in more than 40 countries worldwide. In the context of Mushroom Signals, Janneke has final responsibility for the publishing concept, its development and identifying new opportunities in the market. If you have any questions, tips or see potential opportunities for further development, please contact Janneke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2017, Tiago graduated as a Master in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Porto during which he carried out a study at a poultry farm on how the densities can affect the performance of broilers.
Tiago has worked at Soja De Portugal, one of the largest broiler integrations in Portugal as a poultry veterinarian and farm manager. This experience gave him an indispensable insight on a functioning full poultry production cycle.
Since 2018, Tiago is working as a Poultry Consultant at Vetworks giving support to the poultry industry worldwide. On behalf of Vetworks, Tiago is working on several projects including:
- The EU H2020 Phagovet: A cost-effective solution for controlling Salmonella and Escherichia coli in poultry production
- Demonstration and commercialization of the e-learning modules to the Broiler Signals manual. You can contact Tiago via email@example.com or +35 1917443901.
At Roodbont Publishers, Annemarie Weijland is responsible for the sales of Broiler Signals. Annemarie has wide experience in international agriculture and the world of publishing. Drawing on this experience, she is happy to help you with any questions about the commercial options of the Broiler Signals Online Study Centre. You can contact Annemarie via firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on + 31 629299094.
Christel Lubbers is a true multi-talent when it comes to publishing high quality knowledge products. With extensive experience in all facets of project coordination, Christel has an indispensable role at Roodbont Publishers in relation to Mushroom Signals. She is tasked with publishing and distributing all the relevant knowledge at the right time and to the right people. Christel coordinates the production process of the content and manages the Online Study Centre. If you have any questions about these aspects, please contact Christel at email@example.com.