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Ad van Roosmalen is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and works both locally and internationally. Having gained a Masters in Geography from the University of Amsterdam, Ad worked for more than 10 years on large-scale urban development projects throughout the Netherlands. While highly experienced and involved in project management, Ad’s focus was increasingly drawn towards how organizations can operate in a way that ensures both people and organizations can flourish, be successful, and have a positive impact on the environment. He became involved in supporting organizational development and co-creation initiatives, and social entrepreneur enterprises across cultural, social and public fields. Ad is currently involved in building innovative change networks in order to change ways of doing and organizing across different fields and communities.

As a GC Co-Owner, Ad van Roosmalen is committed to strengthening and spreading the Genuine Contact way of working within teams and organizations in public, academic, NGO and corporate organizations. Using this approach to achieve organizational success is equally beneficial to all: the organization, its employees and the environment. Time and time again using this approach, Ad sees the potential for growth and development that shows up in most unexpected places and from within people.

Why the Genuine Contact way of working?

Services Rooted in Genuine Contact

What services do you offer that are rooted in Genuine Contact?

Leadership Development and Mentoring When you want a different outcome, do it differently. Ad supports leaders in finding new ways to achieve organizational success; ways in which both the organization as its workers can thrive.

Organizational Development Ad helps organizations consciously bring about change from within, by helping to focus on what needs to change and looking for ways to do this that are both beneficial to the organization and its employees.

Meeting Facilitation and Problem Solving Meetings are an excellent place to solve problems, make decisions, create strategy among other things. The most important ingredient is people. When meetings are designed well they can become a catalyst for development, for change, for highly focused action, they can be one of the most valuable resources and organization possesses.

Genuine Contact Program Workshops

This Trainer offers the following workshops. Check out their website or our Upcoming Events page for details.
  • Path to Organizational Health and Balance
  • Achieving Organizational Health and Balance
  • Working with Open Space Technology
  • Whole Person Process Facilitation
  • Cross Cultural Conflict Resolution
  • Genuine Contact Organization
  • Train the Trainer


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