Director, European Center for Alternative Finance, Netherlands
Ronald Kleverlaan is a thought leader on Community and Alternative Finance in Europe. He is Director of the European Centre for Alternative Finance, an academic research centre of Utrecht University. He is also chairman of “Stichting MKB Financiering”, the dutch private-public organisation to promote alternative finance in The Netherlands with funding of the Dutch ministry and the leading alternative finance platforms.
Ronald is also a senior advisor for the European Commission on Alternative Finance, co-founder of the European Crowdfunding Network and member of the advisory board of several industry associations in Europe, China, Africa and the USA and member of the Alternative Finance Industry Leadership Board of Cambridge University.