Bachelor of Business Administration, Hospitality Management
Hotel Management School Maastricht, NL
Executive MBA (Business, Marketing, Management and Leadership)
Nyenrode Business University Breukelen, NL
Kellogg School of Management Evanston, IL, USA
Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch, SA
Prior to joining GCO he has gained extensive experience within the hospitality industry, predominantly involved in servicing large international organizations on a global scale, looking after their worldwide corporate travel programs as well as M&E (meeting and events) programs.
Since 2002 with GCO (Global Conference Organisers) where he has worked in variety of different roles in sourcing, operations and account management before being appointed as Executive Director in 2013.
Consultant at GCO Consultancy, dedicated to the Pharma and Life Sciences industry, to deliver Risk Management Solutions and Strategic Meeting Management services.
Best described as an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills, hands on people manager, result driven and the ability to inspire others (glass is always half full). He enjoys complexity and new challenges, while always having operated on a global level in a multinational environment with different stakeholders, it has strengthened his ability to view situations from different perspectives through which he developed a solid strategic view on complex questions.