Gerben obtained a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Groningen, where he graduated on a model focused on an optimal stowage plan for container ships. Moreover, he studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Econometrics and Management Science at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Next to his studies, Gerben worked in business development and conducted a research project in Hong Kong and mainland China, which sparked his interest for data-driven strategies. With his entrepreneurial drive, he also co-founded and led the student board of a talent initiative in the north of the Netherlands. Interaction between people and data-driven models is what inspires him to contribute to sustainable growth of our clients. In his spare time, you can challenge him for a game of football, tennis or chess!