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Leo Kerklaan

Lead trainer Strategic Leadership programme

Leo Kerklaan is strategic performance management expert, teacher and writer. His strategic work has spanned business cases in most industries and in many regions of the world, assisting with both continuing plans and one-off challenges. Leo studied Law (The Hague Business School) and Economics (Amsterdam University). He gained long years of management experience as: Operations Manager (Netherlands Postal Bank), Quality Assurance Manager (Fokker Aircraft), and Training and Development Manager (Fokker Aircraft).

Leo’s consulting assignments include both the recovery of strategies and the implementation of strategic performance management. Leo’s passion is to bring the organisation of his clients to higher performance levels based on continuous improvement practices.

Leo is a frequent lecturer at MSM and has executed over 50 missions in various countries like Tanzania, Ethiopia, Yemen, Suriname, Indonesia, Vietnam and Rwanda.

" "I personally found Mr. Kerklaan to be a highly professional and knowledgeable trainer on the subject matter of the training. His discussion-based and interactive training method brought the course theory to life in terms of practicality and applicability. Additionally, he employs an inclusive teaching style that aims to engage trainees both individually and as a group."
Ms. Sandra Nguemo Amoh (Nigeria) participant Strategic Leadership programme November 2023

“ “Mr. Kerklaan goes beyond conventional methods, actively engaging participants and creating an environment where learning becomes a collaborative journey. His lectures are not only informative but also interesting. This has significantly enhanced my understanding of the course material and its relevance in the context of strategic leadership.”
Ms. Fatime Rrahmani (Kosovo), participant Strategic Leadership programme November 2023