Gerrien is a (non-)executive director, author and passionate speaker at conferences and meetings. She guides leadership processes, digital transformation of HR and culture change at organizations and draws inspiration from them for her lectures and workshops. She makes an impact by combining strength in content with vision and empathy. Gerrien can be booked as a speaker, chairman and facilitator via Marga Miltenburg of ZijSpreekt.

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Gerrien's career

Gerrien’s career started as a trainee at Rabobank and global director Program & Change Management at KPMG Consulting. For the latter she worked for almost four years as an expatriate in Washington DC, New York and London. She then specialised in leadership development, digital transformation of HR, culture change as a director for global corporate organisations and financial service providers, such as Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Rabobank, CGI, PostNL, ABN Amro and APG.

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Gerrien's activities

Gerrien works as an interim director and advisory for global corporate organisations. She helps organisations prepare for change in the context of digital transformation in a way that does justice to their organisation. To enable value creation, instead of asking managers and employees to work in new ways within the boundaries of the old business model.

Gerrien is a non-executive director at Stichting GAZO, a primary health care organisation. She is a member of the lobby committee ‘Broad Welfare’ VNO-NCW, which focuses on achieving a sustainable society with equal opportunities and work and shaping a new Rhineland model. Until recently, she was an elected member of the NCD Members’ Council, the Dutch Association of Commissioners and Directors. Before that, she was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Leprosy Foundation. Within her supervisory directorships, she fulfils a (chair)role in the selection and remuneration committee.


Music Festivals & Innovation

In addition to her career, Gerrien is a soprano in a classical singing choir and has set up and run a number of (classical) music festivals. In 2017, as chair of the Innovation Committee of the Royal IGC, she organised an Innovation Trip to Silicon Valley and LA. She was admitted to the What is Your Legacy | Women with Power collection of Topvrouwen.nl.

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