Marten is a professional services manager. He coordinates the provision of training, support and consulting services by Akvo to partners, including PMEL (planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning) and Data Science. Marten has a passion for the effective application of technology and is a technical advisor on ICT implementation processes and IATI open data.He worked previously for War Child Holland as a senior advisor of ICT for development, and as digital communication officer at SNV Netherlands. He has a master’s degree from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Marten is also a beekeeper and is based in Amsterdam. You can follow him at @mato74.