Ineke Noordhoek is the Commercial Director of KIT Royal Tropical Institute’s Hospitality department, a role she took on in 2019. She is responsible for all commercial activities and food and beverage operations of the Conferences & Events department, Café “the Tropen” and Amsterdam Tropen Hotel. Ineke is also the driving force behind KIT’s efforts to become the venue for medical, scientific and SDG-related conferences and events.
Ineke studied International Hotel Management before starting her professional career at Hotels van Oranje as their Banquet Supervisor. She subsequently joined NH Schiphol Airport as a Restaurant Manager. She joined KIT in 2008 and worked as Food & Beverage Manager and as Banquet Sales Manager before becoming the commercial director of the Hospitality department in 2019.