International Week 2017

How big is your world? What is your horizon?

Wednesday, 8th of February |  15:00 – 15:45 

How Big is your World? What is your horizon?

Fred Janssen (NL) is the founder, owner and Managing Director of E&M ExportManagement Ltd. He is an expert in corporate export strategy building and institutional export capacity building in and outside Europe. He has solid experience in (sector) export auditing, export entry strategies and building international partnerships. He has travelled all over the World and his international network of professionals consists of hundreds of internationally active Dutch companies, Dutch economic diplomats, foreign diplomats and representatives of SMEs in developing countries.

Arie Landsmeer (NL) has worked for major telecom companies for more than ten years (Vodafone, Ziggo, Liberty Global) on regulatory affairs and public policy. As from this year his focus has changed to small and medium-sized companies, now being an Associated Expert European Affairs at E&M. He is counselling some small companies in the Netherlands and two companies in Hong Kong. Last but not least he gives courses on European and International/trade Law, Market Access requirements, CE-marking, capacity building and investment promotion in countries such as Belgium, Ethiopia, Moldavia, Jordan, Georgia, Tunisia, Ghana, Vietnam, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Reinoud Nuijten(NL) is a specialist in international trade and development at CBI - Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries . Reinoud has extensive experience in value chain development and export promotion projects. Particular experience in public private cooperation and institutional capacity development. Over 8 year of experience in project management in, amongst others, Eastern Europe, the Southern Caucasus, North Africa and the Middle East. Reinoud Nuijten is active as representative of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the SME and Trade Panels of Platform 2 (Economic integration and convergence with EU policies) of the EC Eastern Partnership, as well as trainer on export promotion.

How Big is your World? What is your Horizon?

After a kick-off and a short introduction Fred Janssen will moderate a discussion on Mobility in an International Career Context, by triggering students and his partner. Subjects are: working within Economic Diplomacy and helping the Dutch private sector to build international market positions; profile of an Economic Attaché; travelling around the globe to develop markets and build strategic alliances to sell your business; profile of an International Business Developer and what he can expect.
Come and find out whether it matches your ambitions.