Heleen Van Gent

Creative Director Global Aesthetic Center AkzoNobel

The Global Aesthetic Centre AkzoNobel is based in Amsterdam and deals with 360° color research aimed at creating color palettes and tools to support the brand Sikkens and other premium brands AkzoNobel present globally.
Heleen joined the Global Aesthetic Centre AkzoNobel in 2009, after 20 years working in the publishing industry as an interior stylist and design editor. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, she taught at the Artemis Design Academy in Amsterdam and has edited over 10 publications on interior architecture and colour design.