Gerrit Timmer is one of the founders of ORTEC and currently Chief Financial Officer of ORTEC. He is also a professor of Business Econometrics at the VU University Amsterdam. His research focuses on Operations Research and Management Science. Gerrit is also member of the Innovation Commission of the Mathematics Platform of the Netherlands (PWN); member of the Deltaplan Mathematics Commission and former President of the Netherlands Society for Statistics and Operations Research (VVS-OR).
Gerrit received his PhD in Operations Research in 1984 at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.