the Team

The ErasmusX team consists of various experts who play at the intersection of education and innovation. Together, we aim to transform the educational landscape by creating impact in different arenas of education for the future of Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

Core team

Driven by a mission to help students develop themselves in the best way possible, our Core Team has the natural curiosity and critical mind to solve exactly those problems that others may deem impossible!

Vanessa Abel

Program Director

Simeon van Eijl

Innovation & Tech Manager

Pablo Ortiz

Innovation & Tech Manager

Milan V.

Educational Strategist

Manya Arora

Communications Manager

Macarena Lara

Research Manager

Karim El Oteify

Communications Advisor

Julia Picazo

Junior Project Manager

Jonathan Flores

Innovation & Tech Manager

Jerrold v/d Bosch

Operations & Business Manager

Frieda Franke

Business Developer

Fanny Passeport

Educational Developer

Daria Ilishkina

Researcher

ErasmusX students

ErasmusX Students are in charge of our student community. They represent student interests, identify student challenges, and work alongside ErasmusX to tackle pressing issues affecting students at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Aki Negate
Aki Negate
Carlijn Bodegom
Carlijn Bodegom
Christina Fritz
Christina Fritz
Jits Brouwer
Jits Brouwer
Kavin Varadharajulu
Kavin Varadharajulu
Kevin Joseph
Kevin Joseph
Rico Boeren
Rico Boeren
Sofia D’Errico
Sofia D’Errico
Sophie Linotte
Sophie Linotte
Thirza Bom
Thirza Bom
Trixi Lutzenkirchen
Trixi Lutzenkirchen
Vincent Smeding
Vincent Smeding
Yana Zaharieva
Yana Zaharieva

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board consists of industry experts who lend their perspectives and expertise to enable ErasmusX to align with the greater technology ecosystem at large. 

Rob van Tulder
Rob van Tulder
Marcus Specht
Marcus Specht
Maarten Frens
Maarten Frens
Fred Paas
Fred Paas
Carla Aerts
Carla Aerts
Farshida Zafar
Farshida Zafar