About MSM Projects and Consultancies

The staff of the MSM International Projects Department includes both academics and practitioners with experience in the private and public sector and in civil society. We understand the culture of our clients and are able to find synergies that are beneficial to all actors and enhance sustainable development in emerging economies.



Expertise area

Diederik P. de Boer. PhD

Director International Projects and Consultancies

Economic and Sustainable  Business Development, Public-Private Partnerships, Value Chain Analysis

Rita M. van Deuren, PhD

Head Global Custom Programs / Senior Project Consultant

Organizational Development and Leadership

Huub L.M. Mudde, MSc

Senior Project Consultant

Entrepreneurship Development, Partnerships and Project Management

Meinhard J. Gans


Institutional Development and Governance Expert

Meine Pieter van Dijk, PhD

Professor of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Water Management, Urban Development, Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship

Nora Stel, PhD

Assistant Professor in Governance and Human Rights

Migration, Governance and Human Rights

Julius Gatune Kariuki, PhD

Senior Project Consultant

Triple Helix Expert

Solomon Mogus Tassie, PhD

Senior Project Consultant

Agricultural Development Horn of Africa

Dorus Evekink

Lecturer / Program Manager


Gigi G.B.J. Limpens, MSc

Junior Project Consultant

Monitoring & Evaluation

Jakomijn van Wijk, PhD

Associate Professor Sustainable Business

Sustainable Development, Institutional Change, Sustainable Tourism , Stakeholder Perspective

Hans Nijhoff, MSc

Senior Project Consultant

Agricultural Development

Andre Dellevoet, MSc

Senior Project Consultant

Private Sector Development

Patrick D. Martens, MSc

Senior Project Consultant

Trade Development and Project Management

Sandra Adriaansens, MSc/MMA

Senior Manager Business Development

Private Sector Expert

Jeroen van Wijk, PhD

Associate Professor Business & Development

Global Value Chains, Partnerships

Akbar Digdo, MSc


Environmental Sustainability, Natural Resources Management (Indonesia)

Astrid ter Wiel, PhD

Associate Consultant

Project Management and Sexual Reproductive Health

René Lenssen, MA, MBA

Associate Consultant

Technical Vocational Education and  Training & Higher Educational Institutions

Herma Majoor, MSC

Associate Consultant

Gender Development and Nutrition

Suhail Sultan, PhD

Associate Consultant

Economic Development

Rob Robeers

Senior Finance Officer

Financial Management

Ien Bakker

Manager International Projects and Consultancies


Veerle Barten, BA

Communications Officer