Ellen van Andel is a Trainee at the Valorisation Centre of TU Delft and previously at the Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa (initiative of the African Studies Centre Leiden, TU Delft, and Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS)). Ellen is the African Representative of the TU Delft. She manages multiple projects in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania and more. Ellen teaches entrepreneurship and valorisation to both students and professionals.
Through her work for Delft University of Technology Ellen is experienced in food value chain analysis, workshop facilitation in entrepreneurship education, international projects, online learning content development, responsible innovation and business incubation management (mainly in the water-food sector). Before her current job, she was a social worker in the health care sector and a research assistant for a consultancy company in the field of health economics. Her main interests are health, (healthy, sustainable and sovereign) food and behavioural economics.
Project Coordinator Africa - Trainer Entrepreneurship Education at TU Delft Valorisation Centre
MSc, Health Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
BSc, Sociology, VU University Amsterdam