Welcome to my website. I’m Hans Damen. Retired Brigadier-general and veteran of the Royal Netherlands Army with 40 years of experience at the Ministry of Defense. Elected Best Civil Servant of the Netherlands in 2013 and Logistics Guru in 2018. Leadership, initiative and concrete results are key elements in my professional life. Change management, diplomacy, innovation, military operations and intensive cooperation with NATO, EU, other government agencies and commercial businesses characterize my time at the MOD. Read my bio: here.

I am available for projects and assignments in the field of innovation, organization, logistics, (international) cooperation and communication. As a consultant, coach, inspirator, sparring partner or co-creator. As speaker or chairman at a conference, a working dinner or a brainstorming session. Bridge builder between government, not for profit and commercial businesses. Key words are Inspiration Participation and Communication, but much more is possible. Read more on my expertise, or Contact me to discuss the options

Admiral Rob Bauer

He makes change happen

Hans Damen not only talks about the need for change, he walks the talk and makes change happen.

Michel van Buren

With intelligence, humor, his own input and respect…

Hans was the chairman of our annual "Survival of the Fittest" congress in 2017. We could not have wished for a better one. With intelligence, humor, his own input and respect for the insights and experiences of others, Hans was the connecting factor between the different speakers that day.

Jasmijn Baldinger
Vice President / Cap Gemini

A real game changer

Hans is a real game changer who likes to explore and enter unknown territory. Where there's a will, there is a way. Hans's energy and drive are inspiring and infectious.

Gerard Schiebroek
Executive Vice President / KPN

He always strives for win-win

Hans is great to work with: authentic, out-of-the-box and he always strives for win-win.

Machiel van der Kuijl
Director / Evofenedex

Straight to the point

Hans is a great networker, straight to the point; a tad impatient; transparent, allergic to nonsense and moreover Hans is also very funny.

Robert Rhemrev
Owner and Course Director / Impian Divers

friendly, professional, customer-oriented

Divemaster Hans is friendly, professional, customer-oriented and makes a valuable contribution to the Impian diving team. What a privilege to have someone with Hans' work experience as a colleague in your diving school.

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