Maarten works as a Data Scientist at HCSS. His interests lie in tackling geopolitical problems with analytical methods such as machine learning and optimization techniques. Besides working as a Data Scientist at HCSS he is doing his PhD in Causal Inference.
After completing a BSc degree in Mathematics at the University of Amsterdam, Maarten studied MSc Applied Mathematics at the TU Delft with specialization in optimization.
During his studies he worked as an intern at Arcadis where he worked on pattern recognition models to optimize short term wind turbine energy production predictions. He graduated in optimization techniques for crew scheduling problems at Transavia Airlines and continued to work there as a Data Scientist. Before starting his PhD at HCSS, he also worked at Ortec Finance as Business Specialist, advising on decision support software within the real estate domain.