Change processes and dialogue have long been the common thread in my work. I studied philosophy and physics, as a dialogue between science and the humanities with a focus on the social roles of science and technology. Later I studied mediation, organisation development and coaching.

I became an engineer with an understanding of social processes, a philosopher with an eye for the possibilities and limits of technology and science. I became a manager with an ear for people and a consultant who expects the unexpected.

I am married, 53 years old and was born in the Netherlands. After a several years in the Balkans, I have been living in Frankfurt for more than 15 years. In my private life I read literature and comics, enjoy art, play music, chess and badminton. I speak several languages. Next to my consulting work, I am researching the role of dialogue in peacebuilding.

Qualifications

  • Applied Physics and Philosophy (Universiteit Twente, Enschede, Netherlands)
  • Organisation Development (Trigon, Graz, Austria)
  • Professional Scrum Master I (scrum.org)
  • Certified Mediator (Centrum voor Conflicthantering, The Hague, Netherlands)
  • Coaching (Vendl Coaching, Bilthoven, Netherlands)
  • Sokratische Dialogbegleitung (Bolten Training, Heiloo, Netherlands)
  • Negotiation in Crisis Regions (Pearson Peacekeeping Institute, Nova Scotia, Canada)
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