Education & Courses

1979-1985
Chr. Lyceum, Zeist - Gymnasium-α
1985-1987
TH Twente - Public administration science
1987-1992
Leiden University - Public administration science - major in Police & Justice + Int. Affairs
1994
Clingendael, The Hague, International Security Politics - Course
1999
Swedint, Stockholm, UNJOC, United Nations Junior Officers Course
2001-2002
Rotterdam School of Business: Strategic (HR) Management MBA modules
2003
IDEA, mission training for deployment to Bosnia
2004
LEADER, Leadership Training, Royal Netherlands Air Force

 

Professional Career

1996- 2004
Sara Lee| DE, Deloitte, Second Nature Consultancy, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Various HR jobs: Compensation & Benefits, Recruitment, Training & Development, Consultancy, (Int.) Project Management, People Management, Change Management Focus on strategic linking of man power to organisational goals and strategy.
2004 - 2006
SARV Business Consultancy & Training -Trainer/Consultant
Developing & delivering training solutions to enhance the capacities of people to do business in their own business context. Focus on professional services industry.
2006
Active duty with Royal Netherlands Marine Corps
Embedded with the US led Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (Djibouti) – coalition staff officer. Focus on Information Operations (StratCom), formulating and communicating key messages to local, regional and international target audiences (African Union, European Union, NATO)
2007
Steenvoud – simplifiers – training & consultancy Focus on getting more value out of training deals
2005
IJOLDS, Woensdrecht, International Junior Officers Leadership
Development Seminar, Facilitator/Trainer to multinational audience.
2005
Europe Day, May 9, 2005, Kosovo, lecturing a seminar on 'Convincing the Customer' - Academic Training Association, Amsterdam