Niké Buijze is a Company Engagement Officer at the Access to Medicine Foundation. She manages the relationship between the Foundation and essential healthcare companies. This includes engaging with companies to leverage opportunities for changemaking, e.g., during bilateral meetings, workshops with companies and after publication of the Foundation’s research reports.
Before joining the Foundation, she was a Senior Project Manager for Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, coordinating their 2018 Mid-Term Review. Before her time at Gavi, she worked at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a Policy Officer. Her main focus was on sexual and reproductive health and rights, including HIV/AIDS. She started her career in the financial sector, working in communications for one of the largest insurance companies of the Netherlands.
Niké has a broad social science background, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and two Master’s degrees in the field of International Development Studies. During her studies she worked with NGOs in Laos and Liberia.