Edwin Van Rest

Edwin is the CEO and one of the founders of StudyPortals. He is continuously looking to optimise the long-term world impact. Apart from his overall management tasks, he seeks strategic partnerships and focuses on further developing our products and services together with large – but also small clients. Edwin was educated in Industrial Engineering and Management Science where he specialised in knowledge-intensive processes and innovation management. He gained project management and analytic experience as a strategy consultant for a multitude of large corporations. As part of his Master´s degree he spent one year at Osaka University in Japan and he worked in the IT services team for the Olympic Games both in Athens and Turin. He is a strong believer of international and intercultural experiences for the benefit of Personal and Professional development as well as society at large- through StudyPortals he wants to stimulate and help others to broaden their horizon. In September 2013 Edwin was honoured with the EAIE Rising Star Award for despite his young career making a notable contribution to international education.