The Speakers


Introducing: Gea Gort

Gea Gort

Dr. Gea Gort co-founded and leads Business as Mission (BAM) in the Netherlands, she is also globally involved with the BAM movement and has authored several books on the subject, a.o. BAM Global Movement (2018).

In 2023 Gea initiated BAM Moves; a hybrid learning platform, including coaching, retreats, and a BAM podcast, with the aim to gather ‘Kingdom Keys for Business’ from all over the world and pass them on (

From 2003 to 2015 Gea led a citywide network in Rotterdam. Through witnessing what God is doing through urban mission initiatives (and BAM) she wants to make the Church aware of what God is doing regarding mission; local and global. In her books, she combines stories and theological reflection. In 2012 God in the City; A Missional Way of Life in an Urban Context was released.

Gea is a trained journalist. In 2013 she initiated the book & awareness campaign in the Netherlands God ain’t White about how the Dutch slavery past is still affecting relationships today. Locally Gea connects Christian leaders, active in church, missions, and business. Internationally she is well connected through her BAM and BGU involvement as well as through her past with the relief organization Mercy Ships. She graduated from Bakke Graduate University with her Doctor of Ministry in 2012.

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