Board Members

Ir. Pieter Tielen, chairman, Procurement Professional

Mr. Ties van Gulick, secretary, notary

Ir. Mike van de Laak, treasurer, Director Control Union

Prof. Prof h.c. Dr. Ir. Martin Tielen, member at large, emeritus professor animal husbandry


Professor Martin Tielen (1942) was born as farmers son in the South of the Netherlands. He graduated at the Wageningen Agricultural University in 1969 and finished his PhD thesis in 1974. He was director research and development at the Animal Health Service and professor in Animal Husbandry at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Utrecht. He is awarded as Honorary Professor at the university of Wroclaw in 2009. He was one of the founders of PTF and is still active as strong link with the ISAH.

Dr. Paul van Gulick (1937) was born in Veghel at the country site in South Netherlands. He graduate as veterinarian at the Faculty of Veterinary medicine in Utrecht in 1964 and finished his PhD-thesis in 1983. He was veterinary practitioner in Gemert and international farm advicer in pig health. He was the intiator and one of the founders of PTF and was long active as secretary. Unfortunatly he deceased on July 8th 2015.