Constantijn Van Oranje

Constantijn Van Oranje has master degrees in Law from Leiden University (1995) and in Business Administration from INSEAD at Fontainebleau (2000). He is Cabinet member and senior advisor of European Vice-President Neelie Kroes, responsible for the European Digital Agenda. Until recently Constantijn was Head of the Information Policy and Economics team at RAND Europe, and Head of Brussels office of the RAND Corporation. Before joining RAND Europe, Mr. Van Oranje worked as an associate analyst for Booz Allen & Hamilton in London (2001-2003), where he worked on a variety of projects in ICT, and print media. This was preceded by a traineeship at the International Finance Corporation in ICT investment portfolio management. Constantijn started his professional career at the European Commission, working 5 years in the Cabinet of Commissioner Van de Broek (1995-1999). Mr. Van Oranje also advised the Dutch Foreign Ministry on European communication strategy (2003-2010).