Marie-Louise van der Weijde is the office manager at EGI Foundation. She started her career in IT at an IBM agent where she got the opportunity to grow from receptionist to secretary of the Managing Director. After that she continued her career from an Office Automation training company to a service company that was amongst other things the organiser of a huge yearly exhibition The InternetWorking Event at the Amsterdam Rai. After a creative outing at a TV production company she was recruited almost at the start of EGI Foundation as an administrative assistant setting up the administrative framework together with the Organisation Manager. As the Office Manager she ensures the smooth running of the office on a day to day basis next to administrative tasks.