Group Lead, Tech Netherlands Advocates
Andre Damian is the current Director of Tech Netherlands Advocates. Before that, he has worked 7 years in the start-up ecosystem. First, running his own start-up Leaders of Today, a global platform for social action, and then spending nearly half a decade leading The Collective Foundation as its Founding Director. Under Andre’s leadership, the organisation grew to impact hundreds of thousands of people in 17 countries across the world, through supporting its portfolio of social enterprises. Andre holds a Law degree from Utrecht University and has worked in children rights advocacy at the national and international (United Nations) level prior to his work with start-ups.