Paul was trained as an auditor EFQM/INK. In his turn, he trains teams that audit the educational quality assurance of institutes for higher education in the European Union.


Incidentally, Paul accepts an assignment as executive coach.


Paul wrote regular columns for newspapers and for a periodical ‘Art and Science’.


Principal domains of interest: organizational development and leadership issues. more info


Paul received a reward for entrepreneurship; he is now owner and ceo of a modest consultancy company called Sensation & Reflection.


During most of his career, Paul was managing director of a not-for-profit educational institute as well as a profit oriented conference center and hotel.


Paul served as non-executive member of the Board of a bank (RABOBANK Amersfoort and environment) during 12 years.


  • Visiting professor Cultural Issues in International Business at the University of Leuven (Belgium)
  • Senior lecturer at the professional universities of Utrecht and The Hague (The Netherlands)
  • Visiting professor at the professional university of Arnhem-Nijmegen (The Netherlands)
  • Professor at the MBA school of NCOI (The Netherlands)

Speaker and chairperson

Paul is frequently asked as a speaker or chairperson. It was his honor to chair e.g. great conferences with the late professor Donald Schön (on ‘Learning Like a Professional’) and with professor Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (on ‘Flow’).


Paul is completely ‘in flow’ when training groups in subjects and skills which are very near to himself. He developed the following training courses and workshops:

  • Leading Socratic Dialogues
  • Tools for Thought
  • The Art of Asking Questions and of Making Choices
  • Professional Consulting
  • Belgians and the Dutch Working Together: From Headache to Synergy


Always involved in smaller or bigger publishing projects, Paul has the idea that writing fosters his professional development and that it is a means to take some public responsibility.

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