Jan-Nico Appelman (1968) has a professional background in agribusiness and renewable resources. Entering the family-based business in the late eighties, he expanded the business to largescale windfarm development and a variety of consulting projects, consolidated in WiLaVa Holding BV. Mr. Appelman served as a member of the regional parliament of Flevoland (since 2003) and chaired the committee on spatial planning and environmental issues. In May 2011 he was installed as a member of the Executive Board. Mr Appelman: The portfolio of activities throughout my business and political life reflects a commitment for sustainable growth".