• 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
    • 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
    • Organisation and People Management

    Niek Bakker

    Director MDFnl
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Evaluation
    • Organisation and People Management

    Thilakan Sathasivam

    Director Bangladesh office
  • Expertise
    • Custom Designed Training
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Organisation and People Management

    Selemani Zéphirin

    Codirector DR Congo office
  • Expertise
    • Evaluation
    • Programme and Project Management
    • Resource Mobilisation

    Roberto Trevini Bellini

    Director Brussels 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
    • Organisation and People Management
    • Programme and Project Management

    Dick van Blitterswijk

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

    Sam Boering

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

    Bart van Halteren

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

    Miriam Lindwer

    Branch Director, Myanmar office
  • Expertise
    • Advocacy and Policy Influencing
    • Enterprising Partner
    • Resource Mobilisation

    Richard Yeboah

    Director Ghana office

Our clients

News

  • Adjustment is not a sign of failure: taking Adaptive Programming all the way

    Great progress is made in the quality of programme design, reflecting a better understanding of the complexity of social change. Translating this understanding into adaptive programming practices during planning and monitoring remains a challenge, complicated by rigid control systems and the difficulty of fully trusting your partners. 

    blog12 May 2021
  • Virtual teambuilding: You can make it possible

    Who doesn’t like a team outing? Spending quality time with our co-workers increases motivation and cooperation. Hanging out together, playing games or sports, strategizing a bit. But… does this work virtually? We believe it does! MDF facilitators regularly conduct team retreat for clients. We share our key secrets to make it an event you can remember with a smile. 

    news29 Apr 2021
  • Sustainable Development Goals: It's time for everyone to join hands and reach them together

    More than ever, we must make a change in our lives, improving our behaviour and attitudes daily. Significant change can take some time, but we are entirely sure it will happen. For this, actions must be undertaken NOW.  

    Find out how we can help you and your organisation or company with this transition to a world where sustainability is the goal for everyone's growth and well-being. 

     

    news15 Apr 2021