Christiaan has previously worked in the legal team at Impact Booster, an accelerator based in The Hague focusing on improving the agricultural sector in emerging economies to impact the lives of thousands living at the base of the pyramid (BoP). Currently, he also works for Stichting Stem van de Nacht, a non-profit foundation organizing art-infused music events ODAM and FYWP throughout Amsterdam, discovering new ways of experiencing art for millennials. As a legal associate, Christiaan is responsible for all compliance and legal matters related to Rockstart Spaces, but also overseeing all documentation for investments with regarding Rockstart’s funds. Also, he provides hands-on legal advice to the network of alumni and startups in the accelerator programs. Christiaan graduated in 2016 from the University of Amsterdam with a degree in Private Law and an additional minor in Ethics. He researched the Dutch startup climate from a company law perspective in his Master thesis.