Ian van der Vlugt

Director of Product

Ian is Director of Product at Datamaran.

As a systems-thinker, he oversees the product development pipeline to ensure realization of the company’s vision and customer success. His unique knowledge blend of sustainability content, business processes, data analysis, and team development underpins success in this role.

He has over 10 years' experience in the wider sustainability field. Before joining Datamaran, Ian was the head of the data team at CDP, managing the organization's data cleaning and modeling work and associated projects, primarily through a climate change lens. Prior to that, he worked at the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), growing its Sustainability Disclosure Database and bridging technical and content work. He has also worked at Deutsche Post DHL designing and authoring e-learning.

Ian studied sustainable development at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and political science and mathematics at the University of Vermont. He has expertise in corporate sustainability accounting, disclosure and analysis of these data.

Fun fact: Ian loves mountain sports and is an avid skier and mountain biker.

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