Youri leads all operations in Amsterdam, the company’s third location globally after Singapore and Stockholm. Here he brings together his expertise in at-scale innovation and team-building to give a fresh boost to the local startup scene. Together with the rest of the Antler team, he will drive the launch of a variety of new innovative companies through Antler’s unique approach to talent acquisition and business-building. Previously at McKinsey, Youri worked on uniting cross-functional delivery teams, implementing and scaling up new ways of working from 1 to 100s of people, developing and releasing digital products for B2C and B2B customers, and orchestrating company-wide communications and change management. An alumnus of the University of Amsterdam and Kyoto University, Youri spent 14 years living and working abroad in Japan, Norway, Brazil and Mozambique before returning to Amsterdam in 2015.