Edwin van Rest

StudyPortals, the Netherlands
  • Areas of expertise
    • Leadership & strategy
    • Marketing & recruitment
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Edwin van Rest

Edwin is co-founder and CEO of StudyPortals – the Global Study Choice Platform, a passion-driven organisation that has grown from a small student initiative into the largest structured information source for students considering their study abroad options. Edwin’s areas of expertise include global supply and demand trends in higher education, decision-making processes among international students, technology in education and study choice, and entrepreneurship. He has a Master’s in industrial engineering and management from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU Eindhoven) in the Netherlands and Osaka University, Japan and has won numerous awards. Edwin has been involved in the EAIE since 2009, was Vice-Chair for two years, was awarded the EAIE Rising Star Award in 2013 and has been Chair of the EAIE Expert Community Marketing and Recruitment (2014–2016), and a member of the EAIE General Council.