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Jaap Dirks

Jaap is a relationship-oriented change manager with a results-driven and collaborative approach.

After completing his studies in human movement sciences, Jaap was attracted to the dynamics of project and business environments and therefore began his career in consultancy. Jaap then gained a management consulting degree from the Rotterdam School of Management. Working for different consultancy firms, he now has 18 years’ experience in the industry, 13 of which working for a big 4 consulting firm carrying out change and transformation projects for real estate companies. Most recently, Jaap has led the real estate consulting team.

Jaap is a genuine connection builder, brings energy and thrives on seeing projects through to completion. He is respected for his openness and perseverance in complex situations.

Jaap likes to practice several sports especially outdoor activities such as mountain biking, skiing, road cycling and running. Jaap lives with wife, daughter and son in Amsterdam.