Hendrik Ike

Bio: Hendrik Ike, Public Affairs Officer, GÉANT, Netherlands

Hendrik Ike is a Public Affairs Specialist who works for GÉANT, a European association which serves the research and education networking community by providing connectivity and developing services. GÉANT's essential terabit-ready network is the most advanced and well-connected research and education network in the world. Hendrik is responsible for developing and maintaining channels of communication with European institutions and the National Research and Education Network community, and is also responsible for GÉANT’s positioning towards global Internet Governance.

Prior to his position at GÉANT, Hendrik worked in the policy-making sphere in Brussels, both for the public sector within the Cabinet of the President of the Committee of the Regions, and for FleishmanHillard, a global public affairs consultancy.