Yuji graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Durham, United Kingdom, and a MBA from University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
He is programme manager of large scale fund-of-funds and co-investments for scale-ups. He is also member of different international expert groups on risk capital and the EFSI/European Fund for Strategic Investments.
Jan worked for both industry and contract research organisations before changing career and becoming a senior policy advisor for the Dutch government in 2001. He has studied Applied Physics before moving to the University of Leiden and Erasmus University Rotterdam studying political economy. He also followed the Executive Program for supervisory board member at the Erasmus Governance Institute / ESAA and London Business School.
Jeroen studied politics and economics at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. He started work with the Ministry of Economic Affairs in 1990 and held several posts dealing with policies regarding small and medium sized enterprises, technology and information. He moved to the B&A Consultancy Group in 2001. From January 2003 until February 2011, he was responsible for leading the interdepartmental project team for reduction of administrative burdens, which later became the Regulatory Reform Group under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
術などの政策部門を歴任。 行政負荷軽減のための省庁横断的プロジェクトチームの責任者、 財務省、
Public Diplomacy: maintaining contacts with both the Japanese and Dutch press and public diplomacy in areas such as gender, LGBT rights and other social issues regarded as important by the Netherlands and on which the Netherlands focuses abroad as well.
Political Affairs: reporting and analyzing political and security related developments and trends in society at large in Japan and in the region, in close cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union. Building and maintaining a broad network of sources and contacts, including Japanese ministries and government institutions, think tanks, universities and non-governmental organizations. Responsible for high level (ministerial) visits from the Netherlands to Japan and vice versa.
Cultural Affairs: promoting Dutch culture in Japan and maintaining contacts with the cultural sector in the Netherlands. To support the Dutch cultural sector, providing supplementary subsidies for activities such as performances and exhibits by Dutch artists.