Maurits van Oranje
Maurits van Oranje performed military service with the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps and the Royal Netherlands Navy in 1987. He graduated from the University of Groningen in 1995, where he obtained a MSc degree in Economics. After his study he worked for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, where he occupied several management positions, including Senior Manager of Passenger Services. From 2001 through 2006, Maurits van Oranje worked for Philips DAP BV (Domestic Appliances and Personal Care) in Amersfoort, where he was in charge of part of the Philishave portfolio as VP and global business manager. In 2006 Maurits van Oranje started The Source with Felix van der Houwen. Their company focuses on realizing and accelerating growth projects for companies with a turnover of
1-150 MM euro and is active in many business segments. Recent projects like the introduction of electric mobility in The Netherlands has earned them a place as an established business accelerator.