Who I am

mark-nijenhuisMy work is my hobby, I manage and turn organizations, departments and temporary initiatives on a daily basis. I offer assistance and support to businesses and their board who are on a transformation journey, guided when defining mission, vision and how to get (and stay) there. I guide and support individual professionals and cosmopolitans. Intra- & entrepreneurial.

Organizational & Continuous Improvements (people, resources, sustainability, technology), Incident & Problem management and supports startups (from scratch to 36 months).

Passionate about turnarounds, digital transformations, organizational & continuous improvements (people, resources, sustainability, technology), process optimization/design and managing changes within the profits, non-profits and NGO’s. Converting people, culture, (big) data insights, technology, innovation & ideas, from concept into well-running organizations.
Creating (and managing) opportunities in a changing (technological) reinventing society. Involved and managing sustainability issues and topics such as nature & climate conservation and biobased & circular economy.
Seasoned in scrum/agile, operational & delivery management (project & program leadership), post merger integration (PMI) and carve out. Support and guidance after the merger or acquisition with the culture and organization alignment.

“I work for organizations with ambition, passion and focus on results.
Profit & non-profit, pragmatic & focused”


I’m acting global, live in the Netherlands – Amsterdam area.
I regard myself as a citizen of the world, concerned and involved in the daily challenges of our environment. Married with Jeannette and a very proud dad.

Getting things done and moving. With a smile 😉

An analytical, integer, linear, creative, empathic, cognitive very strong and methodical thinker (balanced left / right brain 🙃), working at the cutting edge of business, technology / science and (radical) innovation.

Interests and hobbies:
I am ‘Addicted to Water’, an explorer. Passionate and devoted to outdoor, traveling, sports, mountaineering & hiking, kenpo-kai, kayaking / canoeing, sailing, bushcrafting, hiking, caving, diving and everything that lives, grows and breathes. Reading, technology & science, sustainability, social and climate investments, global climate control (sustainability, safety, environment and innovation), cooking, whiskey, wine, wining and dining.

“The ego is the biggest enemy of succes.
Less ego, more excellence” (success is the result of tomorrow)

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