Willem D. van Niekerk has worked in global health and supply chain management for going on sixteen years. He is a global business consultant with Intellectual Concepts LLC. Intellectual Concepts is a woman-owned global management consulting leader servicing domestic and international clients. He has been working on expanding the organization's footprint primarily on the African continent and other developing countries worldwide.

As part of the global health industry, Willem has worked to improve supply chains and last-mile logistics in numerous developing countries and participating actively in events and initiatives focused on Africa, global health, and international development. He spent the first decade of his career in the pharmaceutical industry and subsequently moved to the consulting sector. He currently resides in Washington DC after stints in South Africa, the United Kingdom, France, and India.