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HELLO, my name is Sjoerd Kessels

  • Lives in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Speaks English and Dutch
  • Holds events in Belgium and Netherlands
  • Works for Adapt24, Pamoja and Trivorto
  • Years as a Facilitator: 4
  • Number of events held: 7

Past Attendee Ratings

8.5 / 10.0 Public events (Based on 38 evaluations)

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Short Bio

Sjoerd has a Business School background that starts explaining his wide interest in organisational development and culture. He has worked for years for a company that took self-organisation and a culture of taking initiative very seriously, which encouraged him to study the principles behind adaptive organisations. This quickly led to Agile and Lean, and more recently Systems Thinking, areas of expertise he mastered during the last 9 years. After introducing an agile way of working at a couple or organizations in his role as R&D Director, the next step was to start helping other organizations as coach and consultant.

Sjoerd combines deep knowledge with profound experience, and is capable of acting on team level, as well as organisation and management level. A particular strength of Sjoerd is to help indicate the principles behind practices, which allows his clients to develop new fitting practices themselves. This also depicts his style as trainer He combines didactically spreading knowledge with numerous practical examples. He provides training on agile team level; as well as scaling agile on enterprise level. Combine this with training on change management and leadership, and you start getting the width of his interest and experience.

Sjoerd's Management 3.0 Qualifications

  • Certificate of Attendance Foundation Workshop