Gabriela Kobesová, Danone
Gabriela Kobesová graduated in 2006 from the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, specifically in the field of food chemistry and technology. In 2006–2007 she worked as a product implementation specialist of Unilever CZ. She has been with Danone since 2007 and has held many positions – R&D engineer, head of R&D, Science Bridge Incubator manager and Manifesto Innovation Accelerator project leader. Since September 2019, she has been the R&D director of Essential Dairy & Plant within Danone, where she is in charge of 13 countries in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe.