Martine Koopman is a generalist with a strong drive, who worked as change manager, project manager and advisor both in the private sector as in development cooperation. She studied economics (Master of Science in Economics (1992), Erasmus University Netherlands, Rotterdam) and business administration (executive Master of Business Administration (2002), Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom). She worked more than 8 years for the Institute of Communication and Development (IICD) in several positions. In January 2016 she started her own Consultancy company Smart Resultancy, specialised in in the integration of ICT in development programs (ICT4D). Smart Resultancy has formed a virtual network organisation of independent digital technology consultants and implementers in Ghana, Mali, Kenya, The Netherlands, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia.

Her key expertise is in facilitating co-creation of ICT solutions in development programs, feasibility studies of ICT solutions, assessments of ICT solutions to scale up and in the capacity building of organisations in developing countries. She is an accelerator of transformation processes in Ngo’s, Governments and companies. Her passion is to enable people and organisations in developing countries to create their own future using information technology through an inclusive, multi stakeholder approach. She has presented in ICT in Education, ICT in Agriculture and Open Data at the mobile learning week of Unesco 2013 in Paris, at elearning Africa 2013 (Nambia) and 2014 (Uganda), at the Global Media Forum 2014 (Bonn), a m-Education Alliance meeting 2014 and 2015 (Washington), at the e-Challenge conference 2014 (Belfast) and the Accountability hack (2016) in The Hague.