Jordy van Honk works as Program Director at IDH -The Sustainable Trade Initiative leading the tea program and the IDH landscapes programs in Africa. Jordy is also part of the Management and Leadership teams of IDH. Jordy has worked for IDH for the past 9 years and has been part of several leading sustainability initiatives in agricultural commodity programs in the tea, flowers, cashew, cocoa, cassava and spices sectors.
Jordy holds a Master degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam and has over 12 years of experience working in the field of sustainable production and trade of commodities. Before joining IDH in 2010, Jordy worked for the Ministry of Agriculture of the government of The Netherlands.
Jordy loves race cycling, running and playing football, enjoys living in Amsterdam and frequently travelling to Africa for work and Spain, Andalusia where I lived, for pleasure.
On IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative
IDH accelerates and up-scales sustainable trade by building impact oriented coalitions of front running companies, civil society organizations, governments and other stakeholders. With a co-funding grant from the Dutch, Swiss, Danish and Norwegian Governments, IDH runs public-private, precompetitive market transformation programs in 10 commodities and works on sustainable landscape management in 10 landscapes.