Robert Hoste is senior pig production economist at Wageningen Economic Research. He has 25+ years’ experience in economic issues on farm and sector level, as well as in supply chain cooperation and international studies. Mr. Hoste has a wide network in the industry in the Netherlands and worldwide. He is active member of InterPIG, associated member of the European Pig Producers, and member of Dutch Council of Experts for sustainable husbandry systems. Currently he is involved in some projects in South Korea, aiming to improve performance and efficiency of pig farm management. He is also involved in the European SusPigSys project, aiming to derive integrated sustainable pig farming systems. He is advising companies, farmers, and governments.