Coaching leader and process thinker, focusing on business impact with balanced risk-reward. Experienced executive with a strong background in risk management, process/lean improvements and managing change.
Connecting opinions, silo’s and domains based on principles, looking for win-win opportunities, empathetic and with integrity. Thriving in an environment of change and development, striking the balance between performance and control.


2016 – current Programme Coordinator, NKL (Nationaal Kennisplatform Laadinfrastructuur)
2009 – 2015 Director Risk Management & Internal Control, Essent/RWE
2005 – 2009 Management Consultant, IMN
2000 – 2005 Manager Electronic Development, Springer Science & Business Media
1998 – 2000 Consultant, Ruysdael Adviesgroep
1996 – 1998 Consultant, Guidance database publishing

✓ Energy value chain
✓ Energy finance
✓ Electric vehicles (EV)
✓ Charging infrastructures

Risk Management
✓ Commodity risk
✓ Credit risk
✓ Enterprise risk (COSO ERM)
✓ Risk Management in Change/Innovation

Internal assurance
✓ Internal control, Control Self Assessment
✓ Fraud, security
✓ Information security, Privacy
✓ Business continuity mgt

Process improvements
✓ PRINCE2 projectmanagement
✓ Process management
✓ Lean implementation in administrative setting
✓ System development


Executive management
✓ Director, reporting to Exec. Board
✓ Board of Directors / RvC
✓ Leading multi-disciplinary teams
✓ People-centric leadership

Project/Change management skills
✓ Implementation of Lean methodology within Finance
✓ Project / Programme mgt (IT, Finance, Operations)
✓ Managing change on system, process and culture level

✓ Coaching experience in different settings, developed several programmes;
✓ Teacher, speaker and chairman at several congresses