• 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
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Evaluation
    • Organisation and People Management

    Thilakan Sathasivam

    Director Bangladesh 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
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Maurits Spoelder

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

    Irma Alpenidze

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

    Niek Bakker

    Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management

    Bart van Halteren

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

    Dick van Blitterswijk

    Director Netherlands Office
  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Resource Mobilisation

    Richard Yeboah

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

    Saskia Brand

    Team Leader Evaluations team
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Programme and Project Management

    Marie-José Niesten

    Senior Trainer / Consultant
  • Expertise
    • Co-Created Training
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Programme and Project Management

    Sam Boering

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

    Matthijs van den Broek

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

    Mike Zuijderduijn

    Managing Director
  • Expertise
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Ingrid Plag

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

    Susanne van Lieshout

    Director Myanmar office

Our clients

News

  • Why participants’ motivation matters

    Imagine that you’ve prepared your training very well. During the second day of the training, you sense that the participants’ motivation lies more in discovering the country. What do you do: work harder to inspire the participants or drop your agenda and just go with the flow? 

    news12 Apr 2019
  • From Classroom to Social Enterprise

    “What is a future proof solution that combines business with social goals?" Not older than 14, it doesn't stop these students to think about solutions to solve societal problems. The experienced social entrepreneur Herman Snelder provides new knowledge into the world of social impact.

    news05 Apr 2019
  • Facilitation skills for an evaluator

    Ensuring your evaluation stays relevant to stakeholders asks for more creativity than powerpoints. Hilde van Dijkhorst joined MDF in November 2018 as a senior evaluator and as part of her induction she participated in the Training and Facilitation Skills course. What has she integrated into her work as an evaluator?

    news18 Mar 2019