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Ferrie van Echtelt

Venture Developer & Innovator, British Gas (former)

Ferrie is an experienced corporate and startup advisor with 20+ years experience. Ferrie specializes in combining business acumen with getting stuff done in both corporate and start-up environments.

He believes that teams who are well connected with strong relationships will deliver results.

He started his international career working with leading multinational companies (e.g. Philips, Canon) and their purchasing and R&D teams on supplier collaboration in product development, obtaining his PhD degree at the end of it.

More recently, Ferrie advises and invests in startups, including Cyberpal - the World's First Cyber Security Marketplace.