Studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Delft, specialising in ‘the creation of models’. After a short period of work experience at Akzo Nobel, he took over the family business Van Helvoirt Groenprojecten BV (‘Green Projects’), where he gained experience with management and the implementation of changes within an organisation. After six years it was time for a new challenge. This resulted in the foundation of SHFT.
Within SHFT he is…
Impossible to fit into a category.
Is enthusiastic about…
Shifts in paradigm. Wants to keep being surprised about the fact that things turn out to be different from what he thought at first.
I will be driving to Beijing in my electric car.
Het Stadsbos (Urban Tree Tops), Vitura, social innovation