Internationally experienced Investor and Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur at heart, I love helping others with new innovative ideas to improve the world we live in. With extensive experience in scaling products and systems, I can help you evaluate and navigate the pros and cons involved.
From an agricultural background, with Food Science and Technology and business degrees, I have worked all over the world in Agri/Food, Banking, Consulting, E-Commerce and Fintech.
I would love to share the knowledge I have gained with start-ups and help them achieve their goals.
Skills and field of expertise
R&D, new product development, new product launch in chain management, food and fintech
Team building and talent management
Strategy and negotiation skills
Operations and sales management
M&A, VC investing, restructuring
FMCG, B2B, B2C
Extensive international experience (fluent in 6 languages)
|2006-2019||M&A advisory, Independent Food Consultant, Board Member|
|2017||Nyenrode: Commissarissen Cyclus, Board Member training course|
|2013-2017||COO, Small World Financial Services Money transfer (Fintech)|
|2003-2005||Founder, New Body Ltd. Launched a Ladies only weight loss chain|
|2001-2002||Senior Director, eBay|
|1998-1999||Vice President Leveraged Finance, Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette Investment bank|
|1993-1997||Operations Director, Pepsico Restaurants International|
|1991-1993||MBA Harvard Business School|
|1987-1991||International Area Sales Manager Cargill|
|1985-1986||Nyenrode CT Study|
|1980-1985||HAS, BSc Food Science & Technology|
Feel free to contact me if you need support or advice in relation to supporting growth and expansion for people and start-ups to achieve their mission.