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MA Jan Maarten DE VET Managing Director, ECORYS Research & Consulting, Brussels


1987 Master's Degree (cum laude), Economic Geography, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
1987-1988 Junior Consultant, Buck Consultants International
1990 Education and training Master's Degree, Industrial Geography, University of California Los Angeles
1989 Research Assistant, University of California Los Angeles
1990-1993 Junior Administrator within the Young Professionals Programme, OECD, Paris, France
1993-1996 Senior Consultant, Kolpron Consultants
1996-2005 Partner/Senior Consultant, ECORYS Netherlands
since 2005 Managing Director, ECORYS Brussels


Regional Science Association
Board Member, Open Cities project, British Council Madrid
ULI - Urban Investment Network, Knowledge partner
European Evaluation Society


Factors of Regional Competitiveness- research into the factors of growth across European regions as input to the Third Cohesion report, European Commission DG REGIO, 2004
State of European Cities Report, European Commission DG Regio, 2006
Sectoral Competitiveness Framework, European Commission DG Enterprise & Industry, overseeing assignments in the area of Security equipment, Structural adjustment, Space, Electronic devices and Tourism, 2007-2011
Towards Sustainable Industrial Policy - Issues paper to the Industry Council of the EU, Belgian EU Presidency, 2010


Honeywell Europe  European Winner Futurist Competition, 1987