Thijs [Tice] Mostert completed his Masters in Design at the University of Plymouth in 2021. Thijs has come from a healthcare background, working in secondary and primary care settings across the South West for over 10 years. He has special interest sustainability and the circular economy and digital fabrication. After completing his Masters he took on the role of project coordinator in ‘The Greenhouse’ at The Plot on Union Street for Nudge Community Builders (https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/arts-humanities-business/the-greenhouse) .
The project was aimed at upskilling the local community in Digital Design. Running free workshops in VR/AR, CAD and CAM skills with and for people from the local Community and the wider Plymouth area. He is passionate about creating more opportunities for meaningful collaborations within the community and with students from the University. Halfway through the project he took on the role of Research assistant for a joined project with various local Social Entreprises under the umbrella of the UK Community Renewal Fund in line with the government Levelling Up agenda.
In October 2022 he became one of the directors of Precious Plastics Plymouth (https://preciousplasticplymouth.co.uk/) and he is hoping to integrate this CIC with the work he is doing at The Greenhouse and the Fab City movement in Plymouth.
Nursing Degree BA Hons – Hogeschool Rotterdam & Omstreken
MA Design – University of Plymouth