Empowering change leaders and building eco-systems for positive impact in Europe, Africa, Brazil and Sri Lanka - that is the focus for Renske as Executive Director for the Global Academy Foundation.

Currently supporting big multinationals such as Philips and Natura in their impact and sustainability journey.

Renske also leads the strategic partnerships with AMCOW as well as with Ashoka Africa advancing their pan-Africa strategies and supporting leadership development, while creating alliances for change on agri-food and water resource management by facilitating sessions in each region of Africa.

Renske is co-founder of the Future Centre, Studio BliQ, that works together with Future Centres across Europe to co-create a better future.

She also founded the Economic Development Program that unites leaders from business, education and government to develop their leadership skills and impact strategies while resolving complex social economic challenges via cross-sector collaboration.

Renske is passionate about driving the B-economy forward by empowering inspired leaders and building impact alliances across different fields of business, sectors and countries.