Areas of expertise:
– Management (interim, change management, reorganizations, programme management)
– Business development & fund raising
– Multi-stakeholder (strategic) process facilitation and improvement
– Monitoring & evaluation

“Organization and management is my profession; people, and the further growth of their commitment, creativity, strength and impact are the leading subjects and goals of all my work. I aim to create transparent, secure, challenging and inspiring work environments for people; it makes them be happy, innovative, results-focused and more successful. This is universal.”

Piet brings you the effective combination of management & organization, including the organization of business development/fund raising, and facilitation and M&E. He works in the Netherlands and in Africa & Asia and is fluent in Dutch (native), English and French. He lived in Cameroun and Zambia. Piet holds and MSc in Business Administration.

Piet has 30 years of international, development-focused management experience in the Netherlands, Africa and Asia, both in organization and programme management, often for international development agency branches abroad. Assignments take between 3 and 12 months usually. A specific part of this work is business development (fund raising & partnering), both concrete/short-term (responding to tenders, concept notes, proposal submissions) and institutional (organize and manage organization’s business development processes and protocols).

In support of his management and organization work, Piet also is an experienced advisor on, and facilitator of strategic processes, (multi-stakeholder, multi-cultural). Subjects include strategy development & reviews, organizational change, collaboration (INGO’s, government institutions, corporate sector, farmers organizations, etc.) and results improvement. Using Theory of Change and Results Chain approaches it makes actors better collaborate and achieve results.

He is experienced in all elements of such processes: design, initiate, organize, facilitate, lead, analyze and document.
Part of his strategic work experience is the evaluation of (economic/agriculture) programmes and of organizational collaboration and performance. Piet has experience in design, organization, implementation, analysis and presentation/documentation of evaluation processes (Focus Group Discussions, Most Significant Change Method, Key Informants Interviews, etc.).