EDUCATORS WHO CHALLENGE AND IMPEL
PARTICIPANTS TO PERFORM

The Outward Bound experience would be nothing without our team members. Our trainers and outdoor instructors have the technical skills, maturity and experience to both support and challenge our participants during their Outward Bound experience.

OUR PEOPLE

Outward Bound Netherlands currently employs more than 30 members of staff, making us one of the largest professional outdoor experiential training providers in The Netherlands. Our instructors are highly trained, facilitators and coaches, dedicated and committed to transforming the lives of the people with whom they work, but they are only one part of the organisation, and are dependent on the support of our fantastic office administration and technical team. As we grow steadily year on year, jobs with us, either as instructors or in the support team are advertised via our social media platforms.

LEADERSHIP & STAFF

Annette Kastelein 2

Annette Kastelein

Managing Director

Curiosity, Forgiveness, Bravery

Chelsea Wondergem

Office Manager
Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin

Programme Manager

Love, Gratitude, Teamwork

Marianne van Putten

Marianne van Putten

Programme Manager

Honesty, Bravery, Curiosity

Fien Schippers

Fien Schippers

Programme Developer

Creativity, Curiosity, Love of Learning

Ben Mobach

Ben Mobach

Logistics Manager

Honesty, Love of Learning, Bravery

René Hakkers

René Hakkers

Logistics

Floris Schoon

Logistics
Esther

Esther van Leeuwe

Head Chef
Renske Verhulst

Renske Verhulst

Trainer

Love, Curiosity, Love of Learning

Szilárd Marton

Szílard Márton

Trainer

Love, Hope, Leadership

Liselotte Brouwers

Liselotte Brouwers

Trainer

Leadership, Love of Learning, Teamwork

Arja van Dam

Arja van Dam

Trainer

Fairness, Humour, Kindness

Mariya Georgieva

Mariya Georgieva

Trainer

Curiosity, Love of Learning, Perseverance

Corné den Haan

Corné den Haan

Trainer

Curiosity, Appreciation of Beauty, Fairness

Katja Kleinveld

Katja Kleinveld

Trainer

Curiosity, Honesty, Creativity

Kelly

Kelly Veltenaar

Trainer

Hope, Curiosity, Zest

Irina Knepper Veltman

Irina Knepper-Veltman

Trainer

Love, Creativity, Spirituality

Krisztina Erdelyi

Krisztina Erdélyi

Trainer

Curiosity, Love, Leadership

Guido Heunen

Guido Heunen

Trainer

Creativity, Curiosity, Courage

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Tijs Koonen

Trainer

Love of Learning, Curiosity, Humor

Janneke Wagner

Janneke Wagner

Trainer

Fairness, Appreciation of Beauty, Kindness

Fleur Fredrix

Fleur Fredrix

Trainer

Curiosity, Appreciation of Beauty, Love of Learning

Joren Peeters

Joren Peeters

Trainer

Curiosity, Perspective, Leadership

Stephan van den Ven

Stephan van den Ven

Trainer

Kindness, Love, Love of Learning

Michelle van Mulken

Michelle van Mulken

Trainer

Humor, Love, Gratitude

GOVERNANCE

The advisory board members of Outward Bound Netherlands play an important role in our governance process and ensure that Outward Bound Netherlands adheres to the highest international standards. Comprising voluntary experts from the corporate, government, financial, and legal sectors, the advisory board meets quarterly to advise the leadership on the ongoing financial viability, sustainability, and strategic development of Outward Bound Netherlands. Their guidance aligns with the constitution and reflects the ethos and values of Outward Bound International.

Jan-Peter Kastelein

Jan-Peter Kastelein

Chairman

Dr. Jan-Peter Kastelein is a chartered psychologist, educationalist, and performance coach providing expertise on learning and development.

Tonny Bruin

Tonny Bruin

Finance & Legal

Drs. Tonny Bruin is a chartered accountant providing expertise on financial and legal affairs.

Axel van den Willigenburg 2

Axel van Willigenburg

Safety & Risk

LCol RNLMC (ret.) Axel van Willigenburg is an executive coach, trainer, and military mountain guide, providing expertise on health, safety, and risk management in our courses.

Romko de Kan 2

Romko de Kan

Medical Affairs

Dr. Romko de Kan is a medical doctor specializing in tropical and internal medicine, providing expertise on medical affairs.

Ben van de Wetering

Ben van de Wetering

Confidential Counsellor

Dr. Ben van de Wetering is a retired psychiatrist specializing in mental health and serves as our confidential counsellor.

Outward Bound Netherlands

Outward Bound® and the Compass Rose are each registered trademarks of Outward Bound International. Outward Bound Netherlands is an educational non-profit organisation registered under number 63491419.

ACCREDITATIONS

Outward Bound International

Outward Bound Netherlands is proud to be part of Outward Bound International. Outward Bound International is a membership organisation of the worldwide Outward Bound network. This network consists of 34 Outward Bound schools around the world.