Anneloes de Ruiter MA, is a consultant at Technopolis Group, based in Amsterdam. She has a strong methodological background in public policy and programme evaluations. Her focus areas are pharmaceutics and healthcare, and the link between entrepreneurship and education. Currently Anneloes is involved in the four-year programme of the British Department for International Development (DFID) on Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education, Innovation and Research. As part of this project she carries out focus group discussions, high-level interviews and literature studies, both in Europe and in East Asia and Africa. Anneloes’ core skills are data and survey analysis and quantitative impact evaluation methods. She worked for clients such as the Flemish and Dutch government, the European Commission and the World Bank.
Anneloes worked on the evaluation of COSME for DG GROW where she carried out multiple interviews with SMEs, cluster organisations and other stakeholders. She has experience with a variety of methods including statistical data analysis and impact evaluation techniques but also case studies, interviews and text analysis. In one of her current projects she carries out a social network analysis on the basis of publication data to map the integration of researchers in a virtual cancer institute, Oncode. Recently she worked for Climate-KIC on assessing the impact of their programmes on transforming and enabling young people in becoming entrepreneurs in the field of green economy.
Prior to joining Technopolis, Anneloes worked at the Budapest Institute for Public Policy where she gained experience in evaluating EU policies on labour economics across national and institutional settings. She obtained her undergraduate diploma in Governance, Economics and Development from Leiden University College, The Hague. Then, she completed her Master’s degree in Public Policy at Central European University, Budapest. She lived and worked in Swaziland, The Netherlands, France and Hungary. Anneloes is fluent in English and Dutch and has a good command of French.