- About Gerrien -

"Gerrien energizes people and brings calm and direction to organizations in change."

Gerrien is a (non-)executive director, author and advisory in the field of leadership in digital transformation and HR. She outlines in a committed way what the impact of digitalization is on leadership and organizations. She helps clients to prepare for change and reimagine their position, rather than focusing on digitising what they already do. Developing people and organizations in cohesion to add value is her strength.

As an executive director with over 25 years of experience with international complex change, Gerrien gives a unique insight into current trends in organizations and society. In her lectures Gerrien speaks on topics such as leadership, organizational culture, digital transformation, labor market and the future of work, talent management, broad welfare, gender equality, compensation and equal pay. She can be booked as a speaker, chairman and facilitator through Marga Miltenburg of ZijSpreekt.

Gerrien obtained her B.Sc. in Human Resource Management and graduated in General Social Sciences, with a focus on Management & Organisation at Utrecht University. She completed her training as a legal mediator and ADR specialist at the University of Amsterdam in 2010 and completed the program for experienced commissioners and supervisors at Erasmus University in 2022.


Making organizations more beautiful

This involves contributing to the challenges that organizations and leadership face in the coming years, such as the transition to a different business model, customer experience or way of working involving digital technologies. An adapted organizational culture, agile structure and operating model and HR strategy are required for this. Growth themes such as mobility, long-term value creation and decisiveness are central.

Moving people forward

This is about making the potential of people visible, deploying them and making organizations more sustainable from a value chain perspective. The organization puts the customer and employee 100% central throughout the customer and employee journey and is connected to a valuable network. We make knowledge, expertise and experience available in order to make growth mean progress, with a systematic approach and leadership development.

- Services -

Gerrien's expertises

HR Strategy & Advisory

More than other investments
the investment in people and a high performance culture is high yield.

Retain & Engage

Aligning HR strategy with impact with the future of work and the strategic perspective of the organization ensures long-term value creation and distinctiveness.

Organizational Development

Sometimes the entire management needs to make a move, from team leader to the top. Most organizations can’t do it alone.

Organize & Perform

Digital Transformation 2.0 works on transformation and sustainable employability. Capitalizing on strengths rather than investing in hard-to-develop weaknesses.

Leadership Coaching & Mediation

The role of leadership is too important to leave its development to chance.

Motivate & Inspire

Strengthening leadership and building high performance teams provides direction and calm in a changing environment. The organization's power to change is thus strengthened.

Governance & Board Advisory

Value-based oversight provides a professional and diverse interplay in board dynamics and governance.

Diversity & Expertise

From 'command and control' to 'inspiration and monitoring'. Vision development on creating long-term value for customers, employees and stakeholders is the basis for this.



Innovative author

Gerrien’s book was recently published: Een Tesla inparkeren kan iedereen – Leadership in Digital Transformation, That is about how to be future-proof in a digital way and how you behave in this as a leader. In it, she expresses her vision on the basis of experiences with clients and an original transformation concept that has been registered with the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property. Gerrien knows how to explain complex digital material in a clear way and to translate it into leadership development. 

She uses her expertise to publish opinion pieces and articles in English and Dutch in professional media and national newspapers such as the FD, on subjects such as leadership, bonuses and remuneration, employee experience, the labour market and the future of work. 

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The Book: "Een Tesla inparkeren kan iedereen"

If leadership is so crucial to the success of a digital transformation, why aren’t many more transformations successful? How do you as a manager and professional take charge of your job and your career? Digital transformation is the transition to a different business model or integrated way of organising, in which digital technologies play a dominant role. This book is about how to be future-proof in a digital way and how you behave in this as a leader. It offers tools for leaders to get started themselves, resulting in successful teams and organisations.


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