While Maarten de Jeu has a strong passion for business as a financial professional, he is also interested in the world of science and in the past had been a co-chair at the Museum of Science and Industry for their Science Spins program. This program was dedicated to teaching people about the bicycle and its history. The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is known as the biggest museum dedicated to science in the entire Western Hemisphere. In order to help teens in the area discover and follow a love of science, they use an internship known as the Farrell Fellows during the summer when school is not in session. Over 5 weeks, the program works with the teens to teach them about science, public speaking, and leadership development. Learn more: https://maartendejeu.weebly.com/
Education has always been important to Maarten de Jeu during his life and career. He is multilingual with the ability to speak French, German, Dutch, and English. He is highly involved with the community of Chicago and is part of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Economic Club of Chicago. Currently, Maarten de Jeu is working with Aviva, an insurance firm, in Chicago. He had been recruited to work with the company in their London office to help the company grow by assisting them in developing strategies and initiatives throughout Europe as well as Asia. In 2008, Aviva asked him to join their company in the United States as their Director of Strategy and Corporate Development.
while Maarten de Jeu has a long history of philanthropy and serving his community, he is best known for his career in business and the success that he has helped the companies that he has worked with achieve. He first began gaining experience at TVDK Management Consultants from 1999 to 2007 where he worked on international corporate strategy before he even finished his college education. He first began his career with the company that is located in Amsterdam as an analyst but was able to move his way up in the company quickly after proving his capabilities in the field. Eventually, he obtained the position of Senior Associate for TVDK Management Consultants.
Maarten de Jeu is an international strategy advisor along with a corporate development strategist. He has worked with several companies in Europe and the United States leading growth initiatives that were successes. He attended Leiden University where he majored in Public Administration along with a Social Science M.A and graduated from in 2001. Maarten de Jeu went on to attend the University of Oxford where he attended their Said Business School and earned his executive MBA in 2005. In addition, he graduated at the top of his class and had earned several finance specializations. Connect with Maarten on LinkedIn