Achievements and life history of Martin de Jeu

Born in 1965 Martin de Jeu is an experienced international strategy advisor a corporate development specialist. Since he started his career, he has led successful growth initiatives in several global companies in both the US and Europe.

Education history

Martins, education history dates back to the Netherlands and the United Kingdom where he completed his M.A in social science with a major in Public Administration at Leiden University in 2001. From here, he proceeded to Said Business School of the University of Oxford where he continued with his education. He completed his Executive MBA in 2005 at Oxford where he topped in his class with several specializations in finance.

His working experience 

Martins, experience as a strategy advisor, started back in 1999 while working at TVDK management Consultants, an Amsterdam based company. Here he was specializing in a strategy where he began as an analyst before he was quickly promoted through more senior positions till he became a senior associate.

After leaving the Amsterdam based company, he proceeded to London where he was working for an insurance firm Aviva plc, where he developed several initiatives and strategies that led to the immense growth of the company. In 2008, he was re-recruited as the director of strategy and corporate development at Aviva, where he is working even today. In the current position, he is responsible for business portfolio reviews, assessment of new business opportunities, strategic planning, and M&A support. More to this, as a director, he has successfully led the company’s strategy effort that has helped it grow life insurance sales in the United States. Learn more: https://www.behance.net/maartendejeu

Today, de Jeu is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He has also gained proficiency in several languages, including English, German, Dutch, and French. Some of his other achievement is his success as the co-founder of a successful technology start-up called SpeakUp, which is today the leading ethics and compliance solutions for publicly listed companies.

When not working, Martin de Jeu spends most of his time with his family or playing tennis, which is his longtime hobby. He is also an enthusiastic member of several community and business based associations including the Economic Club of Chicago, University of Chicago Harris School, Museum of Science and Industry, and many others.

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