Arild Laksesvela will work with the professional development. He has 35 years of experience in growing vegetables, of whom 19 years as a consultant in Grøntprodusentenes Samarbeidsråd in Norway. He’s and educated gardener at Gjennestad Gartnerskole. He has a good understanding of agriculture and horticulture, and has experienced the problems that the industry faces in terms of weeds, fungi and nematodes both home and abroad.