Yusuf Tokdemir

Senior Consultant and Senior Level Executive

Developing Agro-Food Industries & Creating Growth, Internationalization, Competitiveness and Added-Value from the Farm to the Fork in Line with the EU Food Law, Farm to Fork Strategy, Biodiversity Strategy and UN SDGs!

Key qualifications: 

  • Intensive experience in EU (IPA I & IPA II)/UNDP Aid Delivering Modalities and Procedures; TR/EU SMEs and Private Sector Entrepreneurship in Agriculture, Food and Pharmaceutical industries; Private Sector, SMEs and Start-ups Business Development, Operationalization, and Internationalization; Quality Assurance, R&D; Manufacturing Operations, New Product Development; Prototyping and Commercialization; Innovation and Marketing Strategy Implementation; Trade and Export Management; PRAG rules; Turkish Legal Text; Implementation of the Digital Technologies and ICT Systems in the State of the Art Manufacturing Plants & Agri-Food Supply Chain; Investment and Startup Ecosystem; Financial Control; Food & Pharma Manufacturing Operations; Supply Chain and Value Chain Development (fruits, cereals, vegetables, meat, fish, poultry, etc.); TNAs and Skills Development; Rural Economic Development; EU B4Life, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Farm to Fork & Biodiversity Strategies; UN SDG 2030 Principles; Risk Management; Gender Equality; Women’s Economic Empowerment; EU Food Quality and Safety, EU Food Law; Nutrition (34);

  • Food & Pharmaceutical Technologies, Digital Transformation, Engineering, Factory & Laboratory Startups, EC Quality Management Systems & ISO 17025 Accreditation, Microbiological analyses, Sterility Tests, Chemical analysis (34);

  • ICT, Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, Climate Change Scenario & Mitigation, Agroecology, CSA, Digital Agriculture, Agribusiness Development, Future Farming, Market Access, Implementation of Food Quality and Safety  and Risk Management Systems in Agrofood industry operations from the field to the fork in line with the EU Food Law (17);

  • Business & Technology Ideas, Concept Development, Supply/Demand Analysis, Market Analysis, Marketing Strategy, R&D, GHP, GMP, GLP, CSA, GAP, IPM, Geographical Indications (GI), IPR, agri-food SME identification, partnerships, and smart specialization for domestic and international market access and agri-food exports and promotion (17);

  • Government relations; Start-up Facilitation and Knowledge Partnerships; Monitoring and Evaluation; Reporting (17);

  • Business startup and development for Hero Group/Switzerland in Turkey, Spain and CEEMENACIS markets (13);

  • Capacity Building, TNA, TVET, Training and Certification Programs and mentoring for Private Sector and SMEs (30)

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