Maarten van den Berg is a marketing communications professional devoted to the promotion of human rights and global goals for sustainable development. Maarten joined KIT Royal Tropical Institute as Head of Marketing Communications in July 2017.
Before joining KIT, Maarten worked as senior manager and advisor for a variety of organisations including Cordaid, CARE Netherlands, Friends of the Earth International, and the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy. He was senior editor of The Broker, a publication on international development issues, editor of ICT Update, a publication of Technical Cooperation Agency ACP-EU, and managing editor of RISQ, an online journal.
Maarten holds a graduate degree in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam and has worked as a researcher in Toronto, Canada (York University), Quito, Ecuador (FLACSO) and Florence, Italy (European University Institute).