Marijke van der HeijdenMind & Matter Management, the Netherlands
Marijke van der Heijden is the Owner and Director of Mind & Matter Management in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her company promotes a culture of learning through developing individuals, groups and organisations in their capacity to learn, change and innovate. She works as a coach, consultant and trainer. Any training, workshop, coaching or consultancy Marijke develops and delivers has a focus on the ever present, systemic questions. Working with issues in a systemic way is helpful to create a more effective change by sharing perspectives. Recently, Marijke worked with the issues of cultural diversity and inclusion at organisations in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and in Stavanger, Norway. She has held workshops on art and the intercultural university environment in Berlin and on internationalisation at home at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. Marijke enjoys to mix knowledge and experience from the different fields of arts and social dynamics. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in art history from Utrecht University, as well as a MPC in coaching and consultancy from the Utrecht School of Governance.