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Our founding partners

The Oranjewoud Export Academy is (amongs onthers) supported by:






Our conviction

We believe that the Northern Netherland could and should be more prosperous. We therefore need to look beyond our national borders.  Exports lead to tremendous growth of companies. With export we import prosperity. Collaborating with the Oranjewoud Export Academy means working with an organisation which:

  • Shows courage
  • Is result-driven
  • Is practical
  • Is pioneering
  • Is young
  • Is smart


Our experts

Are you curious which inspiring professionals you’ll meet in our Export Lab and during our Events? In this factsheet we present our trainers, members of the jury and our storytellers.

Our experts


Our organisation


Jetze Botma (chair)

Gooitzen Boonstra (treasurer)

Dirk Westra van Holthe (secretary)

Chris van der Voorn (general member)


Director / Management

Joyce Walstra (Director)

Bram Kruijt (Talentmanager - Manager Projects)


Advisory board

Rients Schuddebeurs

Alex van Ginneken

Sjouke Kuindersma

Sake Bosma

Leendert Klaassen

Robert van de Leur

Rimmert de Jong

Bas Visser