Sander Nijssen

Sander Nijssen

Managing Director at iversity

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Sander Nijssen CFO At The New Motion

Currently working as Managing Director at iversity, a VC-funded, startup employing around 35 people at our Berlin/Bernau office. iversity is the leading European online platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). We make higher education more accessible, affordable and personalized by enabling university professors to teach interactive online courses to thousands of students from around the world.

In his previous job, Nijssen was holding the role of CFO at The New Motion, a tech company of over 100 people offering charging-solutions to drivers of electric vehicles. In this role he contributed to raising over €14m in funding and growing the company from scratch to 10m annual turnover in four years.

He started his career as a consultant for the World Bank in India where he rapidly became an expert on the economics of public toilets. After this adventure, he worked as an economist for the Dutch Central Bank and the Dutch Ministry of Finance.