Nick is full Professor Corporate Learning & Development at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. He is an internationally recognized consultant, author, researcher, speaker and thought leader on corporate learning & development.
He has a deep and broad expertise and experience in Learning Strategy, Corporate Academies, Leadership Development, Program Design, Digital Learning, Learning and Talent systems, Social Learning, Competency Management, Performance Management, Shared Services, Change Management and Learning Innovation.
Nick has authored and co-authored more than 17 books and numerous articles and has been quoted by The Financial Times, Fortune Magazine, Business Week, The India Times, Information Week, Management Consulting, CLO Magazine and T+D Magazine.
Under the patrons of the European Parliament Federal Ministry of Education & Research, he received the ‘2013 Leonardo European Corporate Learning Award’ for shaping the future
of organizational learning and leadership development.
Nick is a graduate of the Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam, Bachelor Degree in Education, and holds a Master Degree in Organization & Management from the Universiteit van Amsterdam. He earned his Doctorate in Human Capital Development at Nyenrode.
Nick is Global Chief Learning Officer and Client Engagement advisor for McKinsey & Company. He is a visiting lecturer and advisory board member at the University of Pennsylvania/ Wharton’s, Chief Learning Officer - Executive Doctoral Program. In addition is a visiting professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Nick is board member of ICEDR the world’s premier network in global talent management, leadership development and strategic change.
In addition, he is founder and chairman of e-Learning for Kids, a global non-proﬁt foundation that provides free digital lessons for underprivileged children who are 5-12 years old. More than 15 million children have been benefitting from the e-lessons since 2005.