More about me
Since 2012 I've been working with great pleasure as a presentation coach and a moderator (discussion leader, chairman of the day... whatever name seems fit).
Back in the day? By way of a kid's dream I briefly considered becoming a professional musician. Didn't happen. No regrets. Still making music though.
Among other things I worked in a record store, for the government and for the fishing industry, in which capacity I was a spokesperson on topics such as sustainability, food-safety and quality control. In several of these capacities I learnt how to tell a good story and to find ways how to captivate an audience.
As a presentation coach I like to pass on the fun I have presenting to the people I work with. As soon as you discover that presenting is actually fun, your insecurities disappear! A nice challenge and one that I meet with a lot of pleasure.
Coaching speakers at TEDx Hague Academy - in the context of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague.
Various recurring trainings for the Scientific Council for Government Policy
Coaching international management teams preparing to sell their company on the international market, including MEC3 (Rimini, Italy) in 2016, Urgent Cargus (Bukarest, Romania) in 2017, Buysse & Partners (Antwerp, Belgium), Gilde (The Netherlands) en Duff & Phelps (London).
Pitch coaching for contestants of Innovation competition at the ministry of Justice, Security and Defence (October-November 2016 en 2017)
In-company presentation training for Will & Co (for 16 productmanagers (June-October 2017)
Workshop "Making presenting fun" for staff of Cloudsuite in Houten, the Netherlands (November 2018 3x)
Individual trainings for ABN AMRO, Technical University Delft, Interpolis, international peace organisation, Espresso Gridpoint, PrimeVision, communication specialists Schuttelaar & Partners, Chantal Achterberg (olympic rowing champion), Bart Van Olphen (founder of Fishtales en cookbook author), Centre for Mathematics and Computer science