Brandon van Hoff is a Senior Program Associate in the Research Competitiveness Program. His primary focus is helping to execute the GIST Tech-I Competition an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide.
Brandon holds a B.A. in Political Science and European Studies from the University of Washington and an M.A. in European Studies with a concentration on comparative politics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. At Georgetown he researched policy transfer between the U.S. and Europe. Prior to his current position, he worked at a public/government relations firm on federal agriculture and nutrition policies.