Wout is a senior advisor within the Accounting, Compliance & Reporting department of EY Netherlands. In addition, Wout is one of the founders of EY’s corporate startup EY Finance Navigator - an online financial planning tool specifically designed for startups and scale-ups, with users in more than 80 countries.
Wout has achieved his Bachelor’s in International Business at the University of Groningen, which included a semester at the City University of Hong Kong. Thereafter he obtained a Master’s degree in International Economics at the University of Groningen, where he graduated with honors.
Wout has been working at EY since 2015 and has gained significant experience in the field of entrepreneurial finance. With EY Finance Navigator he won the IMA’s (Institute of Management Accountants) Corporate Recognition Award in 2019. Wout has a passion for startups, innovation and digital marketing.
How Wout is building a better working world
"With EY Finance Navigator we are supporting startup founders in over 80 countries with their fundraising process. Moreover, we help them improve their financial knowledge and financial management capabilities. As startups are the engine for innovation and economic growth, it is truly a pleasure to be able to help entrepreneurs grow."