Energetic partner for people, teams and organizations in transition. Experienced certified management consultant and professional developer – in roles as facilitator – coach – trainer – program leader. Works the Netherlands and across borders.
Specialized in working with – senior- management and professionals and with the whole work system in team/group/organization development. I do joint leadership development programs with business and NGO’s in Africa and India – with Better Future since 2003.
Cooperative approach: work together, find best ways, maintain focus on intentions and goals, act solution oriented. Dig deep to get to the core. Have fun together in developing. Endure and utilize conflict and differences, get them on the table.
I have an attentive presence, I am sensitive. I strive for awareness, intensity and translation into action. I am a free, entrepreneurial professional. I started Development Works 2007 and cooperate with pleasure with a lot of clients and partners.
My Educational background is MSc (Ir) in Molecular Sciences/Bioprocess engineering and a Master in Change Management (at SIOO). I am Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and do intense studies and supervision in Transactional Analysis & group relations since 2000. In my technical management roles in Unilever factories I was touched and intrigued by people and the dynamics of improvement and change in the organisation. From manager I became a consultant in organisation development/change. From there I further professionalized in leadership development and Executive coaching at Hay Group (now Korn Ferry). 30 years of work with people in improvement and change. Always learning and enjoying the tension and intensity of that process myself!