Overijssel-based Kennispark Twente, a company that aims to strengthen the environment for creative entrepreneurs in the Twente area, announced on Wednesday, March 15, that its Supervisory Board has appointed Marike Bezema as its new director.
As of March 15, 2023, Bezema has started working to further expand Kennispark Twente and transform it into a dynamic and sustainable innovation district to attract more talent.
Chairman Arjan Kampman says, “Marike Bezema is a connector with a proven track record. Her personality, combined with her experience in complex stakeholder environments, give Marike the right basis to develop Kennispark Twente together with all parties and initiatives into a future-proof innovation district of international stature.”
Who is Marike Bezema?
Bezema served as head of the Supervisory Board of VluchtelingenWerk Oost-Nederland and is a member of the Supervisory Boards of Twente Milieu and FC Twente. She was born and raised in De Lutte, before relocating to Rotterdam to pursue her education.