Ben Verheij

Director of Information Technology

As the Director of Information Technology at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, Ben assumes a pivotal role in driving the strategic evolution, integration, and oversight of the organization's technology ecosystem. His leadership extends to steering the Institute's technological landscape, ensuring the efficient and coordinated utilization of advanced tools. Ben's responsibilities encompass guiding the IT strategy, implementing robust infrastructure, and maintaining cutting-edge technology solutions, all aimed at advancing the Institute's mission.

Ben's enthusiasm lies in championing sustainability through innovative technology, harnessing its transformative potential to shape a more equitable future. Aligned with the Institute's dedication to positive environmental impact, he focuses on utilizing technology as a catalyst for the greater good of the planet and its inhabitants.

Drawing on his extensive background, Ben spent six years at Deloitte, contributing significantly to large-scale technology implementation projects for multinational corporations and nonprofits. His subsequent two-year tenure at Avery Dennison was marked by his instrumental role in developing an IT platform for a recycling program, facilitating efficient waste material returns across Europe. Additionally, he led a global initiative focused on supply chain data collection, ensuring product compliance, and crafting digital product passports. This initiative not only enhanced traceability but also elevated sustainability standards across the organization's product portfolio.

Ben's academic achievements include a Bachelor's degree in Business Economics from Hogeschool Rotterdam and a Master of Science degree in International Management from Tilburg University.

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Our international team is composed of talented, highly motivated, mission-driven colleagues who are committed to shaping a positive future for product design and manufacturing, and making a positive impact for society at large.