Anouk Mertens

Anouk leads the Group’s content strategy, with responsibility for bringing together ELEVEN’s content capabilities with Team Whistle Studios and NEO Studios to deliver for audiences and partners around the world. Anouk combines her Group role with the position of NEO Studios' CEO.

Anouk joined ELEVEN when the platform launched in 2015 as ELEVEN Belgium MD. She was Group COO between 2018 and 2021.

She has previously held senior roles with cable platform Telenet and media company Sanoma in Belgium.

Anouk grew up a Beerschot supporter, but has developed Leeds United sympathies after the making of NEO's documentary Take us Home.