International Association for Cultivated Plant Taxonomy
C. (Kees) van Ettekoven
Since 1975 working for Naktuinbouw, the Netherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture.
Head of the Varieties & Trials Department (60 staff members), the statutory registration authority in the Netherlands responsible for Plant Breeders’ Rights and National Listing registration.
Active in UPOV, CPVO and EU
Member of the IUBS (International Union of Biological Sciences) Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants
Chairman of the ISF (International Seed Federation) Pathogen Codification Working group.
Member of the ISTA (International Seed Testing Association) Nomenclature Committee.