Nanke den Daas is CEO of Den Daas Recreation, a family owned company, specialized in the development, acquisition and exploitation of high quality leisure projects with focus on marinas in The Netherlands. Having a degree in Biochemistry and Veterinary Medicine, she started her career in research and development in the cattle industry. In 2004 she succeeded her father as CEO of Den Daas Recreation. Today she manages and operates a total of four high quality marinas. Her challenge is to further develop and exploit leisure services in a world that has changed 360 degrees in the past eight years.