Is a member of the RvA on behalf of the Investment Fund Groningen. Both Jan’s parents are from Groningen and Jan himself is also a proud Groninger. After his hotel school studies, Jan worked in London for a few years before finally returning to the Groningen nest via Amsterdam. ABN AMRO was his employer before Jan joined the NOM. He was an investment manager there from 2011 to 2015 and has been a fund manager at IFG for more than 3 years.
Jan describes his role as: “enticing companies to establish themselves in Groningen, setting up R&D activities together or investing in northern SMEs.” Jan is a member of the Supervisory Board of several participations of the IFG and also socially active.
Jan lives with his girlfriend in the city of Groningen and expects to complete his Bachelor of Business Administration this year in addition to his job. In his spare time, Jan enjoys cycling, traveling far and listening to Bruce Springsteen.