Diederick van der Wijk

Diederick van der Wijk

Co-founder & Managing Director

Contact: diederick@refugeesforward.org

Diederick has studied International Relations at the University of Amsterdam and International Management at the Erasmus University. He has spent a considerable amount of time studying abroad in Toronto, Canada and Sint Petersburg, Russia. His work experience includes marketing at the legal start-up LVDO Legal, business development at tech-firm VIGOUR, as well as being director at De Kleine Consultant, a non-profit consultant for start-ups and NGO’s in the Netherlands.

Diederick speaks Dutch, English and likes to make an attempt at Spanish, German and Russian. He enjoys playing chess and pool and to seek fierce rivalry in these games with David.