6 October 2022
Chairman of the Board of Renewi , on the Board of Directors of Akamai and OFCOM and General Partner at Keen Venture Partners
Ben Verwaayen has held numerous executive positions at leading telecommunications and technology providers, including CEO of BT Group PLC and Alcatel-Lucent and President of KPN Telecom. Ben is currently Chairman of the Board of Renewi and on the Board of Directors of Akamai and OFCOM and he is General Partner at Keen Venture Partners. He is also an important sounding board for the Dutch Prime Minister and other Dutch politicians. Ben is passionate about food, football, policy and watching darts.
At the ELP Conference he will share his views about how trust in corporates and government can be restored.
Youth inclusion expert
Hajar Yagkoubi is a youth inclusion expert. She is currently 22 years old and she was the UN Youth Representative for the Netherlands for two years from the age of 18, working on topics related to human rights and security, climate, and, more than anything, youth participation.
At the ELP Conference she will speak about what young generations need to have faith for the future.
Psychologist, Executive coach, counselor, public speaker,
deputy professor and author
Oscar David is an independent organizational psychologist, executive coach, counselor and public speaker. He is also a deputy professor at business school TIAS and the author of bestsellers The Integrity of Power and The Enneagram for Managers. His new book on trust will be published in 2022.
At the ELP Conference he will recite three spoken columns based on his new book.
Olivier Onghena-’t Hooft
Founder and Executive Chairman of The Global Inspiration & Noble Purpose Institute (GINPI)
Olivier Onghena-’t Hooft is the Founder and Executive Chairman of The Global Inspiration & Noble Purpose Institute (GINPI). As the result of a life-changing kidnapping, Olivier realized that meaning and fulfilment in life come from discovering and pursuing that what really counts: a Noble Purpose. He transferred this learning into the business and organizational world, focusing on helping global high-impact leaders find ‘that one thing’ that matters most to them, also actively working on trust within teams and organizations.
Olivier will address his concerns about the erosion of trust at different levels in society. He will also share some ideas for solutions.
Twan van de Kerkhof
Founder European Leadership Platform , author, editor
Twan van de Kerkhof founded the European Leadership Platform in 2003. He is passionate about leadership, loves asking penetrating questions and is an experienced moderator and facilitator.Before founding ELP, Twan was a journalist for 15 years, working for the Dutch Press Agency, as an independent journalist and as editor-in-chief of the magazine Management Scope. Twan has written seven books, the latest being ‘The YOU of Leadership’ (2013). He is also the editor of the books that were published in the ELP Leadership Series. Twan is an avid cook and a wine enthusiast. He is living in Landsmeer, near Amsterdam, with his wife Alexandra.
At the ELP Conference Twan will be the main facilitator.