Bertil has a background in journalism and international relations and combined these two interests at Africa Interactive. From 2012 to 2014 he lived in Nairobi where he successfully set up a subsidiary branch of the media production company. 

For a long time Bertil has been passionate about supporting start-up entrepreneurs in Africa to realise social impact. After returning to the Netherlands he joined VC4Africa, the largest online community of entrepreneurs and investors dedicated to building game-changing companies on the African continent. 

Bertil is also responsible for the Inclusive Business Accelerator platform. This is an open innovation platform that connects social innovators, business coaches, impact investors and businesses around the theme of ‘inclusive business’. You can follow Bertil on Twitter via @brutuz.