Director and Founder of GOAL Sciences
Prof Ederer is the visionary that inspired the creation of GOAL Sciences. Based on his years of expertise in business, economics, livestock sciences and the food system, he is leading the team and multiple partners into working together towards a sustainable food system.
Prof Ederer studied business administration at Sophia University in Tokyo and at Harvard Business School in Boston. He completed his PhD at the University of Witten Herdecke in Germany. He began his career as financial trader at Deutsche Bank, followed by being a senior consultant at McKinsey & Company. Since 1999 he has been a scientist and an entrepreneur
with an emphasis in the global food system.
Elena combines teaching and practical work in the field of mathematical modeling and statistics. She studied Сomputer Science at the National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kiev Polytechnic Institute» in Kyiv. Elena received her PhD in Medical and Biological Informatics and Cybernetics. In addition to working with data processing, she improves her knowledge of programming by creating applications in the field of life sciences and agriculture.
Taras received his master's degree in computer science, specializing in computer technology in Biology and Medicine at National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kiev Polytechnic Institute». Since then he has deepened his knowledge of coding in different software languages, with a special emphasis on creating data science applications for processing of big data.
Enrike is a researcher and consultant in sustainable agriculture, passionate about educating consumers and producers in their decision making. She holds a BSc(Hons) Degree in Animal Science from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and is busy completing studies on sustainability for her MSc(Agric) degree. With her strong involvement in the academic sector and experience with farmers in the field, she gathers and curates relevant information on the livestock industry, and works to expand the network and reach of GOALSciences.
Elna De Lange
Elna is a researcher at GOAL Sciences, with a passion for animal nutrition and a background in animal science and feed manufacturing. With a BSc (Agric) in Animal Science from the University of Pretoria, she began her career as an animal nutritionist in the feed manufacturing industry, where she gained a thorough perspective of the South African animal feed industry. Elna combines her expertise in animal nutrition and her experience in data analysis to bring relevant, accurate, and objective data to the GOAL Sciences. In her personal time, she focuses on improving her horsemanship and living life authentically, inspired by the motto, "Carpe Diem."
Diana is a skilled data analyst with a strong academic background. She earned her master's degree in computer science, specializing in computer technology for biology and medicine, from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kiev Polytechnic Institute." Additionally, she holds a master's degree in finance, banking, and insurance. Diana launched her career as a machine learning engineer and has since gained extensive experience in the field of data analysis.
Bohdana received her Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in the same field at the National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kiev Polytechnic Institute" in Kyiv. Her passion for data processing, regression analysis, data forecasting, and data visualization has allowed her to gain a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field. Bohdana has a strong academic background in programming languages, data structures, algorithms, and software development principles, which helps her to effectively solve any tasks in the industry.