• 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
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Herman Snelder

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

    Marie-José Niesten

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

    Maurits Spoelder

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

    Barbara Cruz

    Team Leader Enterprising Partner Team
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Programme and Project Management

    Sam Boering

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

    Thilakan Sathasivam

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

    Bart van Halteren

    Regional Director Asia
  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Saskia Brand

    Team Leader Evaluations team
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Mike Zuijderduijn

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

    Dick van Blitterswijk

    Director Netherlands Office
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Ineke Ann Pitts

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

    Susanne van Lieshout

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

    Irma Alpenidze

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

    Matthijs van den Broek

    Director Vietnam office
  • Expertise
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Ingrid Plag

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

    Richard Yeboah

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

    Niek Bakker

    Trainer / Consultant

Our clients

News

  • International Women's day 2019

    The theme of this year's International Women's day is Balance for Better. This how we at MDF contribute to a gender-balanced world!

    news08 Mar 2019
  • Assisting your team in obtaining EU funding

    What is a golden tip when you are responding to a call for proposal? Miriam followed the course 'How to obtain EuropeAid funding?’ and shares her insights.

    news01 Mar 2019
  • Photo by Matteo Paganelli on Unsplash

    Celebrate differences

    Within the field of international development ‘gender’ has become a trending topic. But it takes more than looking at the gender ratio in your team to achieve gender equality within your organisation. What if your organisation has only one day to learn about this topic? This is how MDF can help you.

    news26 Feb 2019