Lidewij Heerkens


Les bureaux: Pays-Bas

Lidewij Heerkens is an analyst at Technopolis Group in Amsterdam. She has a background in both policy analysis and engineering reflecting in her wide range of quantitative and qualitative research methods including surveys, interviews, data analysis and modelling. While her interests are broad, she has fascination for addressing challenges arising at the intersection of public policy and emerging technologies.

At Technopolis Lidewij will focus her work on contributing to projects in the field of international cooperation, emerging markets and the digital transition. Currently, she is working on a project for the African Centres of Excellence and on an evaluation of subsidies for events during Covid-19. Prior to Technopolis, Lidewij has contributed to several studies with public and academic implications. As part of a research team from the Delft University of Technology, she researched the challenge of defining an inspection strategy that effectively combines risk-based and random inspection methods for the Dutch and Austrian food safety authorities. Before, she researched the state of a data security in the humanitarian sector collaborating with UNOCHA, leading to a paper publication in the Digital Humanitarian Network. Furthermore, she co-authored a chapter for a course at the Technology Policy and Management faculty of the Delft University of Technology on policy relevant research methods.

She obtained her undergraduate diploma in Industrial Design from the Eindhoven University of Technology, and she obtained a master’s degree in Engineering and Policy Analysis from the Delft University of Technology. She is fluent in Dutch and English and has basic knowledge of Italian.

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