Coaches

Meet Making Africa Works Coaches.

Akkie Okma
Gerrit Nijboer
Joseph Seh
Leendert Noordermeer
Nienke Catharina Klijnsma
Wilfred Muis
HENNY VAN VLIET
I’m an entrepreneur

I’m an entrepreneur myself and that is why I like to help new entrepreneurs. I grew my own IT and Internet companies to international operating SMEs. For PUM I have done 15 projects in various countries for a variety of SMEs. Now I am coordinating both the PUM Incubator Program and the sector IT Business Consultancy.

André Oosting
Charlene Lambert
EMMY VOLTMAN
Through Global Projects I unite people,

Through Global Projects I unite people, ideas and means and support organizations in the set-up of projects and companies in Africa. I live and work on and off in The Netherlands and in Africa. Expertise: business development, partnership building, entrepreneurship, ICT4D, Renewable Energy & Circular Economy.

Gert van der Heijden
I work as a manager Quality and Technical engineering support at Xerox

PUM expertise in the automotive branch. I work as a manager Quality and Technical engineering support at Xerox. Setup an operational activity to remanufacture and recycle parts & sub-assemblies of multifunctionals. Setup of a operational activity for two hundred employees in the Ukraine.

Henk Oost
Training entrepreneurs at Chambers of Commerce

Expertise: training entrepreneurs at Chambers of Commerce, women’s organisations in Tanzania Making business plans, Marketing, Communication and coaching entrepreneurs.

Hans Baljet
Jan Oosting
Marco Rensma
I have my own international market research and advisory firm

I have my own international market research and advisory firm MEYS Emerging Markets Research with a strong focus on Africa (particularly Morocco). During the past seven years we have carried out various market research projects for clients who wanted to enter the African market.

Martin van Straaten
Marije Klever
Peter Lems
Saskia Harkema
Theo Ockhuizen
Food Safety & Security

Expertise: Food Safety & Security. Worked in Sudan, Burundi, Tunisia, among others.

Els Roest-de Bekker
I am the owner of Something Els Social in Business

I am the owner of Something Els Social in Business. My business advises organisations/institutions on social enterprise, efficient cooperation & more. I take as a starting point the power of entrepreneurship and a proactive mentality. I show people what it means to be social in business.

JAN BOODEN
My expertise is Business

My expertise is Business Consultancy in the ICT sector for software and hardware companies. For 8 years I have my own business in business, team and personal coaching. For PUM Netherlands senior experts I perform advisory missions all over the world in sales, marketing, business and personal development

Jan Pieter Frens
Marcel Uzoigwe
Peter van Dijk
Wil Nuijen
Sierk Plaat
Abubakarr Bangura
Bouke Kappers
Dick van Dijk
Ernest A Mason
Geert Stroucken
Han Stiphout
Jacintha Vigelandzoon
Johan de Waard
I was involved in coaching young entrepreneurs who applied for finance for the first time

Working for FMO, I was involved in coaching young entrepreneurs who applied for finance for the first time. During my work at embassies, I provided local entrepreneurs with support in developing business plans and connections, stimulating entrepreneurs to apply for funds and/or technical assistance.

Marius Rovers
Herve Tuyishime
Paul Bonants

Ton Ammerlaan
Frans van der Loo
Johan de Visser
Coaching supermarket managers

Experience coaching supermarket managers in The Netherlands, young entrepreneurs since 2010 in Rwanda, Burundi, Kenia and Tanzania as a volunteer (my own Africa Business Coaching) and young African businessmen in Nijmegen. Expertise: Trade, Retail, Supermarkets, Fruit & Vegetables, Dairy.

Kees van Rooden
Menno Arendtz
I lived in Ghana and South Africa

I’ve participated in/supervised major projects in seven African countries; I lived in Ghana and South Africa. Managed several companies/operations (from service industry to technical projects); And I’ve coached young entrepreneurs advising them on business opportunities, making choices, & more.

Sam Aryee
Willem Elderenbosch
Wim Tiessink
Anthony Otieno Ong'ayo
Bianca Jamanika
Eduard Nieuwenhuijzen Kruseman
Eric Osei
I have been an entrepreneur for the past 15 years

I have been an entrepreneur for the past 15 years. I call myself a social entrepreneur, I co-founded the Focus Finance Group which supports and promotes early stage start-ups to raise capital. I’ve volunteered as a coach for many projects in the UK and Ghana where I worked with aspiring entrepreneur

Getahun Teklehaimanot
Henk Buddingh
Mentoring entrepreneurs

Expertise: mentoring entrepreneurs that are just starting out. Managing enterprises. Dairy and fruit processing and all kind of beverage preparing.

Hans Muis
Part of a coach-entrepreneur sounding board

Part of a coach-entrepreneur sounding board. Advisory missions for PUM in Kenia among others. Expertise: Guiding, Start-ups, Marketing, Marketing Research, Business Development.

John van der Aalst
Ludo Kockelkorn
Supporting Start-up Incubators, Member of PUM

Private management consultant, Degree in Business Administration, Lecturer marketing at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. Supporting Start-up Incubators, Member of PUM. Projects in Kenya, Vietnam, Colombia, Russia, Ukraine, Finland, Germany.

Martin van Straaten
Marco Rensma
Paul Dielissen
Saskia Harkema
Siebe K. Meijer
Tom Deurloo