Michel Geerligs joined Advance Consulting in 2017. Before joining Advance Consulting, he worked as Business Developer for a large NGO based in the Netherlands and Ecuador and researched market-oriented cooperatives in Ethiopia. He holds a master’s degree in International Business & Management and Small Business & Entrepreneurship (both with honours) from the University of Groningen.
At Advance Consulting, Michel focuses on fundraising assignments (grants, loans and equity) for private sector companies in the agriculture and renewable energy space. His regional focus is on Kenya and Bangladesh. In Q3 2020, he will move to Nairobi to focus on the company’s client portfolio in East Africa.