Team

CEO Tonnis HooghoudtTonnis Hooghoudt – CEO & Co-Founder

Entrepeneur with years of experience in commercial and management areas ranging from multinational to small companies in Chemistry, Electronics and ICT. He has held senior positions in general management, business development, sales, marketing and finance in Europe, UK, USA, and Russia and studied at the University of Leiden (The Netherlands).

Jeroen Bulk - resizedJeroen  Bulk – CFO

Jeroen is CFO at Ioniqa and has held various positions (Finance Director, CFO/COO, General Manager, Country Manager, Auditor) at a number of multi-national companies such as Christies, Crown, Ernst & Young, Energis, Global One). He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (RA) and ISO 9001 Auditor.

Michiel de Groot - resizedMichiel de Groot – COO

Michiel holds a Master degree in Chemical Engineering at Delft University. He held (senior) positions in engineering (Tebodin Consultants and Engineers) and manufacturing (Shell). At Ioniqa he is responsible for the operation of the demonstration plant in Botlek-Rotterdam and the engineering and operation of the scale-up to a commercial installation.

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Dr. Joost Wolters – Research Chemist

Joost obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) in 2015. During his Ph.D. he studied the self-assembly of colloidal particles. He now applies his knowledge to investigate and optimize Ioniqa’s Magnetic Smart Materials & Processes for circular recycling.

Nils Schneiders - resizedNils Schneiders – Chemist

Nils did his graduation internship at Ioniqa, studying the synthesis and application of Ioniqa’s Magnetic Fluid on various materials. After achieving his Bachelor of Applied Science at Fontys University of Applied Sciences, he started working fulltime at Ioniqa, working on various R&D projects related to circular recycling

Sabina Tokarczyk - resizedSabina Tokarczyk – Chemical Analist

Sabina studied analytical chemistry at Summa College Eindhoven. During her study she gained experience at several companies where she worked at quality control laboratories. Sabina wants to expand her knowledge in analytical chemistry. At Ioniqa she is responsible for the Quality Control laboratory.

Kelly Kolen - resizedKelly Kolen – Research Chemist

Kelly graduated in Applied Science at Fontys University of Applied Sciences with a graduation internship at Ioniqa. She studied the influence of several additives on the process. She has joined the team to engineer several parts of the process.

Miguel Boutelje - resizedMiguel Boutelje – Process Engineer

Miguel holds a Bachelor degree in Chemical Technology from the Fontys University of Applied Science.  He has worked in different multinationals and smaller companies, and has a broad experience in Research and Development in the field of nano technology.

Melinda Krijgsman - resizedMelinda Krijgsman – Office Manager

Melinda graduated in International Business & Languages at the Hogeschool Zuyd. She fulfilled positions in marketing and office management within large international companies as well as smaller organizations.

Interns

Milou Jaspers

Student of Fontys University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands) researching at IONIQA in the field of Magnetic Smart Materials and its various applications.

Choukri Maazouzi

Student of Summa College (The Netherlands) researching at IONIQA in the field of Magnetic Smart Materials and its various applications.

Jean Luc van Eck

Student of Fontys University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands) researching at IONIQA in the field of Magnetic Smart Materials and its various applications.

Egor Silin

Student of Avans Hogeschool (The Netherlands) researching at IONIQA in the field of Magnetic Smart Materials and its various applications.

Tommie Geurdens

Student of Summa College (The Netherlands) researching at IONIQA in the field of Magnetic Smart Materials and its various applications.