Manon Janssen graduated as a commercial engineer at the Free University of Brussels/Solvay Business School. She began her career at Procter & Gamble where she worked for 16 years in different countries and where she was responsible for major brands. In 2000, she became Vice President of Marketing & Innovation at Electrolux Europe and in 2005 she started as Chief Marketing Officer at Philips Lighting. From May 2010 till May 2015, Manon Janssen was CEO and Managing Director of Ecofys Group, a leading consulting firm in the field of energy and climate. Since September 2015, she is CEO and Chairman of the Board of Management at Ecorys, an international administration office which helps private and public leaders at making informed choices with regard to social, spatial and economic issues. In addition, Manon Janssen is chair at the Top Sector Energy (NL) and a member of several expert committees in the field of energy transition.
Manon Janssen has been a board member of Gimv since January 2017.