Profile & partial client list

Organisational consultant
Coach & mentor
Transformation design
Connector to the future

Openness, good listener
Clear in design and implementation
Helps people to pass thresholds and obstacles
Oversight and insight

Education and training
Primary and secondary school. Delft 1963-1977.
Chekhov acting and directing technique. London 1977-1979
Human development college. The Hague 1981-1984
Jungian psychology with Marie Louse von Franz. Zurich 1987-1988
Organisational Learning & behaviour with Chris Argyris. Cambridge Mass. 1991-1992

Employment history
Stage director. London and Oosterhout 1980-1990.
Antiquarian Bookseller. Amsterdam 1981- 1987
Managing director training institute. Oosterhout 1987-1994

Independent entrepreneur
Element, consulting and coaching. Delft 1994-2003
Intelligent action, with Nick Zienau. Coaching and Consulting, London 2003-2011
Actz, with Margot Zoeteman. Consulting and designing, Amsterdam 2013- 2020
Act To Be, Consulting and mentoring, Amersfoort and Delft 2011-

Founded educational institutions
Chekhov acting studio. Leiden 1995- 2001
Human development counseling. Delft 1994- 2002
Human development leadership. London 2003-2010
Perception, reality and the influence of the context. London, Berlin, Amsterdam 2011-2020

Organisational clients. 1993-
DSM, ING, Dutch government, FedEx US, New Look, UWV, Schiphol Airport, Allianz Germany, Continental US, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Boston hospital group, Stage Entertainment, Hoornbeeck education group, Dubai Future Foundation, etc.
Too many to list, but in those listed we did more than just advise.

NGO clients 1998-
Medicines sans Frontieres (Curriculum design), UNESCO (Curriculum design), Amnesty International (coaching).

Coaching and Mentoring clients 1993-
Individuals from Dutch Government, London financial district, Allianz, ING, universities of: Cambridge, Leiden, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Paris and many other organisations and institutes.

Lecturing and facilitating. 1997-
Universities of: Amsterdam, London, Delft, Berlin, Turku, Helsinki, MIT, Glasgow, etc.
Many symposia and conferences over 30 years.

Training 1993-
Training design and delivery in many organisations but always as in integral part of our consulting work.

Society related work 2002-
Leading and designing transformation programs in impoverished and difficult areas in major cities.
Facilitating the design of policies for major societal issues.
Facilitating directors and governors in finding root-cause of issues.
Designing programs for overcoming addiction and dependence.

Conflict resolution
Over a period of more than 30 years I assisted in resolving conflicts and conflicting or potentially conflicting situations, for several worldwide operation organisations and institutions. For the obvious reasons nothing more can be said about this qualification.

Currently: connecting to the future writing process and collaboration project.

Personal life
Delft 9-5-1957
Living with Carla Frayman
4 children + 5 children
7 grandchildren
Family man, guitar player


Markku Wilenius, professor future studies

Joan Schafer, CLO, the EXCo group

Frank Bosboom, Independent organizational consultant