Is founder and CEO of Enviu, a Rotterdam based organization that kick-starts impact driven companies, aimed at creating environmental and social impact. The goal is to improve the quality of life and habitat for large groups of marginalized people through financial inclusion, livelihood creation, and technology. In 2014, Enviu was awarded the lifetime achievement award “Radical Innovators” from Vrij Nederland Magazine.
Van Dongen has an MBA, with a focus on Global Business Society Management, from the Rotterdam School of Management. He has vast experience on innovation and kick-starting ventures with replicable solutions to the world’s big challenges, and is a board member and advisor of several companies and innovation networks.