Co-Founder, B Lab Europe
January 2010 – present: CEO of public company Qurius NV. See www.qurius.com for further details. Since January 2013 Executive Vice President of Prodware.
June 2006 – present: Writer of three succesfull best-selling business books. “En nu laat ik mijn baard staan” was Managementbook of the Year 2007 and sold over 50,000 copies in The Netherlands. “’t Is Groen, en groener wordt het niet”, my second book, was a bestseller before actual appearance on the Dutch market. Translation of the bestselling first book into the English and French language in 2009. The English title is “Rip off your necktie and dance”.
Last book appeared in September 2012 and is titled “Sustainability@the Speed of Passion!
January 2008 – December 2009: Chairman of both Made in Scotland BV and The Dutch BV. Both companies are leading companies in the field of golf. Being co-founder of both companies in 2001, the rapid growth and width of financial situation lead to the wish for the companies being lead in a more professional manner. Goal is to grow both companies to an independent state by 2010.
June 2007 – December 2007: Trip around the world with the whole family.
August 2002 – June 2007: CEO of Escador. Escador performs strategic innovation projects for Boards of large and medium sized Dutch and German companies. For example in 2003, approximately 50 sessions with Boards of large companies like KPN, KLM, Interpay, TPG, ING, ABNAmro etc. are performed, mostly resulting in innovation projects. Escador is located in The Netherlands.