Gijs is Head of Commercial Partnerships at SingularityU Benelux. After graduating from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and Durham University in the UK respectively, Gijs spent a year with Rocket Internet, setting up a startup in Phnom Penh Cambodia and worked as a commodity trader in the dairy Industry. Gijs was also involved in TEDxBinnenhof when he interned for the Ministry of Economic Affairs in 2015.
It feels great to be commercially driven on a daily basis for the right cause. In my role at SUBenelux I’m able to combine both learning on the job and help drive the organization forward in a meaningful way.