Nannette Ripmeester

Mrs Nannette Ripmeester is Director of Expertise in Labour Mobility (ELM), strongly focussed on customising solutions for international labour mobility and career success, whilst working with large corporate clients and higher education institutions across the globe. Nannette started her career at the European Commission, working for seven years on mobility and labour market issues in Brussels. She holds an MA degree from the University of Amsterdam combined with a PR and marketing class from Utrecht University. With her double-sided knowledge on what makes people internationally employable, Nannette regularly advises organisations and governments – from Canada to Sweden – on how to attract, integrate and retain international talent with future job opportunities. Next to her role for ELM, Nannette heads the European Office for i-graduate – responsible for the International Student Barometer (ISB) in continental Europe and Atlantic Canada. More recently, she has become involved in the educational gaming app bridging education to the world of work. Together with her team, Nannette works under the motto of Making Mobility Work and with over 25 years of advising employers, universities and governments on graduate mobility, Nannette is one of Europe’s leading experts on mobility for study and work.