“Dirk focuses on helping leaders to shift the core of the
organisational DNA towards sustainable high performance”

Dirk is an international expert in leading high impact change with a particular emphasis on large system interventions, leadership development, family systems theory and organisational learning. Dirk works with clients in a range of different industries, among others: Education, Financial Services, FMCG, Professional Service Firms, Retail, Process Industry.

His interventions are minimalistic and strive to evolve ownership and responsibility from the first moment onwards. He is strong in helping senior leaders build trust amongst each other and throughout the organisation, while at the same time building a high performing climate of challenge and drive for execution.

Dirk guides senior leaders and their teams to achieve robust strategic impact. His core area of expertise includes personal and team guidance, an integrated approach of strategy and leadership development, high impact execution power, intercultural cooperation and strategic breakthrough innovation. He focuses on helping leaders to shift the core of the organisational DNA towards sustainable high performance.

Previously Dirk was a partner at several global leadership boutique firms. He is a graduate of the MIT/Dialogos Strategic Dialogue Master’s programme. He is co-author of ‘21 Leaders for the 21st Century’, elaborating on core values and win-win dilemma strategies in an intercultural business context.

Over time he has developed deeply rooted, integrated and validated practice capabilities in many different roles amongst others board room advisor, executive coach, strategy consultant, OD consultant, change process and workshop designer and facilitator, team coach, trainer, train-the-trainer, consultant’s consultant, guide for high impact learning journeys, dialogue facilitator and trusted guide for personal development work.

Dirk is fluent in Dutch, English, French and German.