EELCO AKKERBOOM

Partnerships officer

 

At Wemos, Eelco focuses on building a sustainable relationship with foundations and other partners who share our vision. They support Wemos’ programmes in improving health worldwide.

After his career in the international eye health industry, Eelco worked as the Head of Marketing & Fundraising at the non-profit organization Light for the World for more than 9 years. In addition to managing communications advisors and fundraisers, he was responsible for building and maintaining relationships with foundations. This has enabled him to expand his network of international partners in the philanthropy sector.

 

Eelco has a degree in Commercial Economics from Inholland University of Applied Sciences. He has also followed various courses in management, fundraising, philanthropy and development aid, in the Netherlands and abroad.

 

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