Edo van Houten joined Avania in September 2019 as interim CFO. He is a finance professional with almost 25 years of experience, from controller to CFO positions. For almost 11 years he ran his own company and worked as interim CFO for innovative startups, high-growth scale-ups, and supported investment companies with their post-acquisition efforts. Prior to that Van Houten was employed with Avantium, where he was VP Finance, and Kipp & Zonen, where he was CFO and COO. He earned his degree in economics and financial controlling.