Matthijs Baan, partner and founder of Spring Associates, has been a strategy consultant and an entrepreneur during his entire career. As strategy advisor Matthijs works in energy, clean tech, financial services, life sciences, and publishing. And he has been instrumental in establishing companies that build on the latest innovations in these areas.
In addition, Matthijs holds a number of advisory or board positions related to entrepreneurship or the community; e.g. he is coach at the European Institute of Technology’s Climate KIC, supervisory board member at the Amsterdam Public Broadcasting organization, and board member of the INSEAD Alumni Association in the Netherlands. Matthijs holds a master’s degree in physics from the University of Amsterdam and an MBA from INSEAD.