Currently Maurits lives in Denmark with his wife and family. He is Sustainabilitymanager at GN Store Nord, an electronics and hearing aids business that operates worldwide. In his work, Maurits focusses specifically on the environment and social impact of sustainability. Further, Maurits is co-founder and treasurer at the Pim de Kuijer Foundation.

Professional background
After a year of working at an childrens home in South Africa, Maurits decided to study political sociology at the University College Utrecht and the London School of Economics. After his studies he worked at various political organisations such as the Liberal Democrats and the D66, and did a traineeship at the European Parliament. Maurits became passionate about sustainability while he was working in his hometown, Rotterdam. He was a senior advisor on this topic and worked as a programme manager at De Groene Zaak, a network of frontrunners in sustainability and business.

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