Surname: Van der Velden
Organization: Brainport Development NV
Type of organization: Regional or local development agency
Brainport Development is the economic development agency for the Brainoprt Eindhoven region, a collaboration between 21 municipalities, the education and knowledge institutes in that area and businesses. In my current role as strategic advisor I advise on and evaluate strategies and projects in our 'Business department'. Most important themes are the fourth industrial revolution (everything that is changing in the manufacturing industry and how companies should stay competitive), emerging technologies, startups, and of course clusters. In addition I also do a lot of regional economic analysis (monitoring and data analysis). Before this job, I studied economics at Tilburg University.
Type of activities that best describe my current responsabilities: Advise on and evaluate strategies/policies/programs .
I have been active in economic development for: Less than 5 years .
I have experience with the following economic development-related tools: Regional economic analysis , Benchmarking , Project management .
I have experience with the following economic development-related topics:
I have worked in the following world regions: Europe .
I have worked in the following industries:
I am fluent (to high proficient) in the following languages: English .
I am interested in: