Eelco Keij has over 15 years of experience working in the international development sector, among others as a consultant, fundraiser strategist, trainer and advocacy specialist. In March 2015 Eelco Keij started working as the director of fundraising and development at Radboud University (Nijmegen, Netherlands). From 2006 to 2015 he was based in New York, where, having started out working for the UN, he became a fundraising consultant specialising in international grants from US foundations. Over the course of eight years, his office supported and trained hundreds of non-profits from countries worldwide, from all different sectors.
Eelco received his degree in Law from the University of Nijmegen (Netherlands), the College of Europe (Poland) and Columbia Law School (US). He is a Dutch and US citizen.