Peter Raatjes (1970) is the founder and owner of RMA BV. Peter studied at the agricultural college Van Hall Instituut in Groningen (1988-1992) with a major in business economics, Computerization and arable farming specifications. From 1993 till 2010 Peter worked at Dacom in Emmen. At Dacom Peter was a pioneer from the first hour being involved in the development and marketing of the Agri Yield Management systems for disease control and water management in agriculture. Peter was a member of the Board at Dacom and, among other things, responsible for the implementation of projects, assisting customers and as an account manager for the entire market in Egypt.
Over the years, Peter has gained experience in different disciplines: programming and database management, project management, support user groups, creating financial plans, hiring and supervising agents and managing the company. In short: an all-rounder.
In 2001, Peter ad-interim managed a 35-hectare arable farm in Emmen.
Peter was a volleyball player and referee at Emmen’95 for many years and from 2012 till 2016 General Chairman of the club. From 1995 till 2005 Peter had board activities for the Esdalruiters in Emmen. First as Chairman of the competition commission and later as General Chairman.
Peter has a wide network of relationships in the agricultural sector as well as experience to market innovative products.