The FECT team

The FECT Team The knowledge team at the Fontys Centre of Expertise Circular Transition is made up of a group of staff who each make a meaningful contribution to realising the mission and objectives and the relevant research projects at FECT, based on their own expertise.

Fons Claessen | External Programme manager

“In 10 years’ time, circular business solutions will be the No. 1 export product from the Netherlands.”

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Fieke Geurts | Internal Programme
Manager

“Cooperation is the key to success in the circular economy.”

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Jeske Nederstigt | Internal Programme Manager and researcher social innovation

“Circular Transition: think in terms of possibilities, not obstacles.”

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Jifke Sol | Professor Circular Transition

“Working on the transition means learning to deal with uncertainty and unpredictability”

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Myrthe Velter | Researcher into business models

“Accelerating circular transitions means accommodating the clashing, shifting and redesign of organisational boundaries.”

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Arno Kierkels | Researcher Inclusive Circular Transition

“We must make the circular transition transparent and achievable for every individual; only then can we truly achieve a circular economy by 2050.”

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Yvonne van Lith | Researcher Technological Innovation

“We use the Earth as a supermarket for raw materials and as a waste dump. What we should be doing is what nature does: enriching the Earth instead of impoverishing the planet.”

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Mascha de Visser | Project manager

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”

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Mendy Franken | Project employee

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Danielle van Ooijen - Popelier | Finance & control

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Michelle Breemans | Communications advisor

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