• Bridging theory and practice

  • Creating lasting learning effect

  • Passionate about our work

  • Contributing to your social impact

International expertise, local presence

Our pool of experts around the world combines international quality standards with local knowledge and responds to your working realities. We are continuously challenging ourselves to provide you with the best service possible. We consistently reflect on the quality of our work, and explore new approaches to keep abreast with our changing world. 

Meet our experts

  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Organisation and People Management

    Niek Bakker

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Ingrid Plag

    Managing Partner
  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Saskia Brand

    Team Leader Evaluations team
  • Expertise
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Bart van Halteren

    Regional Director Asia
  • Expertise
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Herman Snelder

    Managing Director
  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Resource Mobilisation

    Richard Yeboah

    Director Ghana office
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Enterprising Partner

    Barbara Cruz

    Team Leader Enterprising Partner Team
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Ineke Ann Pitts

    Senior Trainer/Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Irma Alpenidze

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Evaluation
    • Organisation and People Management

    Thilakan Sathasivam

    Director Bangladesh office
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Programme and Project Management

    Dick van Blitterswijk

    Director Netherlands Office
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Programme and Project Management

    Marie-José Niesten

    Senior Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Mike Zuijderduijn

    Managing Director
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Susanne van Lieshout

    Director Myanmar office
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Maurits Spoelder

    Director Kenya office
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Matthijs van den Broek

    Director Vietnam office
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Programme and Project Management

    Sam Boering

    Trainer / Consultant

Our clients

News

  • What to keep in mind when launching a call for tenders?

    When you are charged with the procurement of services of a project, you have to launch a call for tenders. What are the main challenges that you should keep in mind? 

    news13 Feb 2019
  • The importance of flexibility in Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships

    To manage the complexity of a multi-stakeholder process, whether it is a partnership, consortium or any other form, the tendency is to do the exact opposite of looking for flexibility; coming up with strict agreements and plans.

    news16 Jan 2019
  • The search for hope and opportunity in the world’s youngest nation: our work in South Sudan

    MDF consultants and trainers are assisting humanitarian aid responders and development organisations in South Sudan. How impactful are these responses? How can you and your organisation be part of this process? We take a closer look at MDF's work in this youngest nation in the world. 

    news12 Dec 2018