Neil Van Kerkhove is an operations and marketing consultant at the Center for Global Health Science and Security. His main interests include supporting, and raising awareness of, humanitarian and environmental causes. 

While working for the Center, Neil heads up Operations at The Ground_Up Project -- a platform for connecting impact investors with social and circular economy entrepreneurs. The Ground_Up Project plans online networking events (Impact Virtual Summit), runs educational webinars (The Investment Clinic), and supports budding entrepreneurs around the world as they make strides 'on the ground' towards the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Neil received a Bachelor's Degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University. His career thus far has primarily been as a project manager in advertising agencies - on clients such as Apple, American Express, British Airways, British Telecom, Cisco, IBM, Nestle, SAP and more.