In 2015, Gerry van der Hulst (1961) moved to Rwanda to start Three Mountains learning advisors together with her husband, Jan Willem Eggink. Three Mountains makes training materials, facilitates and builds e-courses for Rwanda and East Africa. The company employs young people to teach them to make quality training materials. Previously she founded a consulting company in the Netherlands called De Professionele Mens (Professional People). De Professionele Mens focuses on capacity building with the use of e-learning. Gerry lead several projects to develop extensive blended learning programmes for professionals and students in the chronic care sector.
From 2011-2014 Gerry was an elected member of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug’s city council for Groen Links (Dutch political party, Green Left). She was country director of SNV in Botswana and Niger, working to alleviate poverty.
Gerry worked as a manager and consultant in several health care institutions in The Netherlands and Zimbabwe, after finishing her studies in occupational therapy and sociology. She is an experienced facilitator and a professional coach.