Bram van Kempen

Bram is currently Senior Vice President of University Value at Studyportals. He is based in the Boston office. Bram has over 17 years of experience in the Education Industry. Right after graduating from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands, Bram started his career in educational publishing at Pearson Education in Amsterdam. In 2007 he decided to move to the US while continuing to work for Pearson Education’s international division. After sixteen years in various sales and marketing positions in international educational publishing, he joined the educational consultancy company KnowledgeLink in 2016 as their Director of Business Development. At KnowledgeLink Bram was responsible for growing and managing their partnership network. At Studyportals Bram will mostly be responsible for developing Enrollment Based Partnerships with US Colleges and Universities.

 Key Challenge

The key challenge will be to replicate Studyportals’ European success in North America.

 What you like about Studyportals

The people and the mission of Empowering the world to choose education.

 Favorite activities

Bram spends his free time with his wife and 2 young daughters. Bram is passionate about helping his girls learn to speak Dutch, and appreciates all things from his home country especially good cheese, speed-skating, and soccer. An outdoor enthusiast, Bram enjoys hiking, gardening, and especially skiing (there is no such thing as too much snow for him!) Whenever timing allows, Bram welcomes the chance to travel home to The Netherlands to spend time with family and friends.