• 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
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Organisation and People Management

    Selemani Zéphirin

    Codirector DR Congo office
  • Expertise
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Bart van Halteren

    Regional Director Asia
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Dick van Blitterswijk

    Director Netherlands Office
  • Expertise
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Ingrid Plag

    Managing Partner
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Programme and Project Management

    Marie-José Niesten

    Senior Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Resource Mobilisation

    Richard Yeboah

    Director Ghana office
  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Miriam Lindwer

    Branch Director, Myanmar office
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Organisation and People Management

    Niek Bakker

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Programme and Project Management

    Sam Boering

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

    Thilakan Sathasivam

    Director Bangladesh office
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Irma Alpenidze

    Senior Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Susanne van Lieshout

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

    Maddalena Bearzotti

    Director Brussels office
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Mike Zuijderduijn

    Managing Director

Our clients

News

  • Proposal writing: six online resources our trainees love

    At MDF, we have perfected proposal writing through our extensive experience over a period of 35 years! We have compiled six online resources that our trainees love that will go a long way in improving your proposal writing. Find out more…

    blog09 Jul 2020
  • PART TWO: Online evaluation services; how MDF keeps ahead of the curve.

    In Part Two of our online evaluation services, we will take you through a step-by-step guide on online evaluation tools that MDF uses and how they can be of benefit to evaluators and organisations in online evaluation. Read on...

    blog10 Jun 2020
  • Dick van Blitterswijk

    Four lessons on co-creating large proposals

    MDF consultants accompanied 13 different strategic partnerships in preparing their multi-million euro programme proposals. In this blog, Dick van Blitterswijk, director of the Netherlands office, shares four lessons on the co-creation process.

    news28 May 2020