Jan Jonker, who was born in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, has wide-ranging experience working on innovation projects in various positions and different domains including ICT, Health and Energy.
In 2000, he became senior project manager for Development and Innovation at the East Netherlands Development Agency (Oost NL), where he led a team within the field of health and medical technology from 2006-2009. Between 2009 and 2014, Jan Jonker was detached to Health Valley as managing director. Health Valley is a renowned Cluster in Health and Life Science Innovation in the Netherlands, organising many events as well as supporting innovation projects related to healthcare. In 2014, he also became team manager for Cleantech and Energy Development at the same agency.
Since 1 September 2019 Jan Jonker is Office Director at ITEA.