Bert Meeuwsen, MBA Med

Bert Meeuwsen, MBA Med
Country of Origin
The Netherlands
By appointment

Born in the Netherlands in 1962. Married since 1991. Lived in Hong Kong and Bangkok, travelled intensively the Asia/Pacific. Currently lives in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Holds an MBA and MEd. Certified on: Cross cultural education; Executive coaching; Teaching; ILO Trainer - Start and Improve Your Business; Military management program. Hobbies: studying behavioural sciences; reading faction; model building; old-timer cars. Active on World Organization of the Scout Movement: Member Task Force Marketing of Kandersteg International Scout Centre (CH), and PhD-research on scouting adolescents’ development related cross cultural subjects.


Cross cultural international positions on business, organisation and marketing development, e.g.:

  • Marketing Director Asia/Pacific - Ferring Pharmaceuticals Asia/Pacific (regional headquarters).
  • Entrepreneur Europe - Meeuwsen & Fischer Trade (NL) / Fischer Kerzen AG (CH). Start-up cooperation and marketing of (mainly) design candles manufacturers.
  • Organizational consultant | Lieutenant-Colonel (reserve) - Ministry of Defense. Implementation and migration enterprise resources planning system ERP (SAP)
  • Initiator - VNO-NCW/Jong Management. Start-up EYE | Exchange Young Executives foundation. Support young Dutch entrepreneurs social responsibility, sustainable business practices in a cross cultural context, connected to personal leadership, and organizational objectives.
  • Ministry of Defense. Development of doctrine on Information Operations (‘military marketing’).

Organization sciences research on: ‘Interventional preferences due to organization cultural differences of personnel within the Netherlands’ Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan’; ‘Perception positioning, and consultancy to management, of a school for secondary education in the Greater Rotterdam Area’; ‘Adult education as change intervention’, within implementation of enterprise resources planning system’; PhD-research, Amsterdam VU University (expected 2022), Contribution of cross cultural competences development of international adolescent Scout volunteers, on social consciousness, and sustainable development of societies, i.e. ‘creating a better world’.

Expertise / Subjects
Cross Cultural