Nienke joined Bax & Company in March 2017. She is currently studying Urban Environmental Management at the Wageningen University in the Netherlands, specializing in Environmental Engineering and Management.
She has experience in innovative projects and entrepreneurial activities as she has co-founded the start-up FoodNest, a smart fridge application to reduce food waste. Together with the FoodNest team she has participated in the Climate-KIC pre-accelerator. Climate-KIC is the European Union climate innovation initiative, from which she is also following the master label.
Prior to the master study Nienke has been working as an intern at Natuur & Milieu in Utrecht, which involved supporting ongoing food projects. Additionally, she gained work experience in consultancy during the university course Academic Consultancy Training.
She speaks Dutch and English, and is improving her Spanish and German language skills. In her free time, she loves running, biking, reading literature and spending time with friends and family.