After his study of Human Nutrition at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, Nard Clabbers worked for the food industry for more than a decade as the liaison between marketing and science.

In 2011 he joined Dutch applied research organisation TNO to lead the nutrition and health business line. Also at TNO, he then set up the world’s largest public-private research consortium on personalised nutrition and health together with Wageningen University and Research. His current position is Chief Science Officer for Happ (, a personalised nutrition company helping consumers to choose and buy better nutrition based on their personal profile and goals.