Erik is managing partner of Pro4CE and leads the companies’ activities in Consultancy and Tourism. Erik has over 23 years of experience in Central and Eastern Europe and is involved in structuring and managing the Private and Public sector Consultancy projects and Tourism advisory projects. Between 1995 and 2004 he was managing investment projects in tourism and real estate in Central and Eastern Europe. Since 2004 Erik is managing and implementing consultancy projects for both (large) public, private and institutional clients in different sectors including regional development, tourism, energy, agriculture, and industry. Erik graduated in Economic Geography from the University in Groningen and holds a Master Degree in Industrial Location and Development & Tourism Industry from the University Brussels. Erik is fluent in Dutch, Slovak, Czech, English and German.