After finishing his MSc in Bio-pharmaceutical Science at the University of Leiden Joris joined an investment bank as an intern to gain experience and knowledge in business and finance. Following his long lasting wish to live and work abroad, Joris started his working life at a small consultancy firm advising businesses in emerging markets enabling him to live in Nigeria and Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka he developed a keen interest in international development with a focus on the water sector and finance and this has remained the common thread of Joris’ work ever since. Within WFF Joris is in charge of operations, impact and country selection.

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