Erik founded a management consultancy firm, The Next Level, 16 years ago and is an Associate Professor at IE Business School in Madrid. He is also an executive Director at Presidents Institute which is based in Copenhagen. In 2018 Erik interviewed former UK Prime Minister David Cameron live on stage during the Breaking Barriers Summit before a 2000+ audience. Erik has extensive consulting experience with international management teams and boards. He has worked on a wide variety of assignments in more than 27 countries in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas.
Clients see Erik as a strategic, creative & result oriented change agent. He is specialized in the field of people & team development and change management. Erik displays a high level of energy, optimism, he knows how to motivate individuals, teams and organizations. He holds an MBA degree of the University of Glasgow and graduated at the Royal Military Academy in the Netherlands (Infantry & Faculty of Social Sciences and Psychology)