The jury members of the SBP Awards 2017 were:

Paul Pietersma

Paul Pietersma is Managing Director of Strategy, Funding & Innovation and member of the Management Team at Berenschot. He is a strategy consultant for more than 20 years with experience in a wide range of industries in the Netherlands, Belgium, Africa and the Caribbean. He has been involved in many projects in the agrifood, manufacturing, professional and financial service sector. Paul holds a Master degree in Strategic Management from RSM and is also actively engaged in the Strategic Business Plan course as alumni guest.

Wassila Hachchi

Wassila Hachchi is social entrepreneur, speaker, coach and (campaign) consultant. Working at the Royal Dutch Navy as a military officer, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Ministry of Defense, Wassila also served as Member of Parliament before resigning to follow her true calling. She started Dialogue Digital, which is a tech enabled platform and a safe online space for conversations to drive social change. Wassila is a graduate from RSM where she obtained her Master’s degree in Strategic Management.

Vareska van de Vrande

Dr. Vareska van de Vrande is professor of Collaborative Innovation and Business Venturing at RSM’s Department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship. She holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Science  from Eindhoven University of Technology. Vareska's expertise focuses on the areas of corporate venturing and collaborative innovation, including external technology sourcing, corporate venture capital investments, strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions.