Erik Joosten is Founder & CEO, ARION GROUP. He has a degree in healthcare science from the University of Maastricht. After graduating from University he invented a new innovative product for putting on compression stockings and in 1994 he founded his company Arion. In 1999 Arion introduced the concept of washing without water to the European market, this washing method is primarily used for bedridden patients and makes the experience both faster and less uncomfortable for nurses and patients. Erik Joosten acts as mentor to the MBA students of Maastricht School of Management (MSM) where he regularly gives guest lectures. He is on the advisory board of Zuyd Hogeschool and on the advisory board of University Fund Limburg.