Dr. ir. Maartje E. Zonderland
Maartje Zonderland holds an BSc. in Industrial Engineering & Management and a BSc. + MSc. in Applied Mathematics, both from the University of Twente. During 2008-2011 she worked at Leiden University Medical Center as a staff consultant and completed her PhD studies at the same time, focusing on developing stochastic models in order to improve patient logistics in hospitals. After that, in 2012 she established a consulting company where she worked for numerous clients, including hospitals, GP’s, laboratories and nursing homes, on projects related to improving healthcare processes using quantitative modeling and data analysis. In November 2014 Maartje joined the medtech company Medtronic as Planning & Scheduling expert for the EMEA region. Here, she works with the Integrated Health Solutions team to develop state of the art methodologies, mathematical models and algorithms to improve planning & scheduling at hospitals across Europe and beyond. Maartje is also a part-time researcher at CHOIR, supervising PhD students and working on a variety of planning & scheduling related topics.