Founding partner of Middel & Partners, along with Left Post Production, Method Unknown, Dondoo Studios, Createchinteractive, Talentplantation, Mocap SA, Enjin, TiXSA. Nominated as one of the world’s most inspiring accountants, and becoming one of the first FORTH accredited facilitators in Southern Africa, his key focal area is making innovation a key strategy for short- and long-term success, and establishing frameworks for radical and incremental innovation.
A Chartered Accountant and Associate at Middel & Partners with valuable experience in the field of auditing, assurance and advisory services. His expertise, and passion, lies within Advisory, Strategic Financial Analysis and Financial Modeling where Innovation plays an integral part in his career.
Dr. Alexander Madl
A researcher, expert and speaker on innovation, residing in Berlin - the creative start-up capital of Germany. He made a career in Research and Development in the chemical industry and went through the full cycle: from ideation to market, from strategy to execution. As a freelance consultant he supports clients all over the world to grow through change, by innovating themselves.
Graduate in Economics, he has over two decades of experience as marketing manager in medium-sized companies. In 2012 he founded Innova. Nereo helps companies and start-ups to innovate their business model. As a business coach for innovation, he imagines a world where innovation improves our everyday life, making people freer and richer in solidarity-based relations.
Maria Vittoria Colucci d'Amato
With extensive experience and passion in supporting people, organisational development and in fostering innovation, Maria is a graduate in Business Administration, Bocconi MBA, Executive counsellor coach and FORTH facilitator. As Co-founder of Evidentia, a consulting company based in Milan, she aims to contribute to a culture of sustainability in organisations.
Has thirty years' passion and experience in designing and managing people development in large organisations. From 2008 to 2012 Director at FS Formazione, Italian Railways Group's Corporate University, and from 2015 she became the co-founder of Evidentia. It's time to make a dent in the universe.
Has a master in Public Administration and over 20 years of experience as an innovation grants and incentives consultant in the industry and ICT. He’s been active as a FORTH innovation facilitator since 2017, with special interest in the financial business services sector.
Has a background as industrial design engineer with a master degree in Strategic Product Design. He also has 10 years of experience as an innovation grants and incentives consultant for technological companies. Since 2013, he’s been active as a certified FORTH innovation facilitator.
Eveline van Eck (MSc.)
With a background in Public Health and over 20 years of experience in Health Innovation. Eveline is a Master FORTH facilitator, Innovation Expert and trainer. She works as an Innovation Manager at GGD Innovation Lab (GGD West-Brabant) and has her own company as an Innovation Consultant (Trainer Facilitator). She is co-founder of the first regional Health Innovation School and EIT Health Alumni.
A project manager and policy advisor, with a master degree in epidemiology, who works on innovation in health care. She successfully completed the health innovation school South West Netherlands in 2019 and currently works in a health care organisation for the elderly (nursing home and home care) involved in social innovation and health care technology.
A FORTH Master Facilitator with 15 years’ experience in HR and organisational psychology, psychotherapy and coaching. She has developed and implemented organisational development processes such as Performance Management, Talent Management, Employee Wellbeing, Engagement, Organisational Culture and Employee Experience in Romania, Poland and France.
Dr Wouter van Leeuwen
Based in the Netherlands, he is the team lead of the geothermal team at IF Technology, offering mainly subsurface related consultancy services to accelerate energy transition. Besides his team lead role he is also coordinating the R&D and innovation initiatives within the company.
Ing. Geert Vermeir
An international product manager at Ammeraal Beltech with 31 years of experience in industry belting solutions worldwide focusing on product innovation in the last 15 years. As a FORTH-facilitator he started "BeMoved" with the mission to facilitate companies to become future fit helping them to explore in-house talents.
With over 22 years of experience in the field of innovation who started as an employee at Philips Consumer Electronics he supports companies with innovative thinking & innovative processes. His experience reaches a broad spectrum of companies; from public to commercial and small to multinationals.
As a graduate in Law, MBA at IESE Business School and AMP in ESADE Business School she is a Master FORTH facilitator. After a long professional career leading Marketing and Innovation teams, she became the founder of IMAGO Innovation where she has developed several innovation projects for companies from diverse sectors.
Geert Schols MMI
With over 30 years’ experience as a nurse, policy advisor and innovation consultant in mental health care he is the founder of SAMEN EEN innovation, helping healthcare and non-profit organisations to develop new service/product or process innovations. He is currently also a product innovation manager at the Red Monkey Company.
A senior consultant, trainer and Managing Director of Human Telex Consulting, a leading organisational development consultancy in Hungary, President of the European Training and Media Association. For the last 4 years his attention turned to assisting innovation projects, and he became a Master FORTH facilitator in 2018.
Jens Emrich von Kajdacsy
A project manager, systemic business coach and FORTH Facilitator with 20 years’ experience in the IT, logistics and retail sector. Jens is passionate in working with teams to take them to their next level and motivate them to go the decisive extra mile. His focus is on people - making them effective, visible and successful in their direct environment. He is convinced that teamwork is a key for innovation.
Has a background in carpentry, industrial engineering & management, and as project manager in the field of product development. He now consultants and act as facilitator to help companies to become more innovative and to get the right projects running. He is driven by sustainable innovation and the idea of circular economy. In the current Covid crisis he sees a massive chance for us as a society.
For 25 years she’s been working passionately at the cutting edge of innovation, strategy and creative development. Connecting minds, visions and projects that drive Inclusive Sustainable Economic Development and Social Cohesion. As co-founder of fem.diamonds, she incubates and accelerate projects for measurable and sustainable impact and believe in making a difference in the world.
Fiona is an innovation consultant who helps companies focus on product and service innovation using cross-industry thinking. She has 20 years of experience with SMEs in Europe and the Middle East. She has been an innovation coach since 2015 and is a Master Facilitator of FORTH Innovation Method. Fiona has delivered innovation projects for companies from various sectors including government, energy and utilities. She is fascinated how the impact of a great idea can enrich lives and is a keen trendwatcher.