Martijn is the founder of The Kgotla Company in 2003. A flexible freethinker. Sixteen years of work experience is divided into the following areas; Brand and Identity Management, Property Management, the new work, change management and leadership development. Over the past twelve years, he directed over 66 transitions and leadership programs for large international clients of The Kgotla Company. He also supervised more than 250 executives in the leadership of weeks in Africa. His work experience started as a management trainee at ABN AMRO Corporate Real Estate Management and later became Corporate Real Estate Director for Europe & Emerging Markets for VNU, ACNielsen. As Marketing Director of WPP-owned branding company in Amsterdam, he worked on many retail brands such as Levi’s Dockers, Shurgard and TNT. As Sales and Marketing Director, he worked in London for All International – a design consultancy specializing in retail banking. The large international experience gives him an understanding of cultures and diversity management.