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Meet Niels Ammerlaan

HIS(S)TORY


Niels is born on July 3rd 1973 in Leiderdorp, The Netherlands. After completing the MAVO he started studying Information Technology in Rotterdam.

In the course of the years, Niels Ammerlaan has successfully completed several different interim assignments for large banks, Government Organizations, Telecom and Energy Companies using his project management and technical skills. Furthermore, Niels is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience within the IT industry.

USING HIS STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Besides being an Information Technology and Management professional Niels is an international certified trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and uses this powerful communication technique to motivate and help others to move forward. 
Niels himself is trained by the most outstanding trainers he could find including Dr. Richard Bandler, John La Valle and Owen Fitzpatrick to name a few.  At current he is the Managing Partner of Mind Tools providing Training, Consultancy and Interim Management. He is specialized in the field of ICT and NLP.

WHO IS NIELS AS A PERSON?

Niels is a open-minded and driven manager and trainer who has largely gained experience in several companies in different branches as independent interim and change manger. He  is known for being able to turn around departments quickly and easily with a focus on both humans and results.
 Keywords that describe Niels best are:

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Result Driven
  • 
Critical attitude

  • Creative Thinker
  • Taking Initiative
  • 
Flexible in Changing Environments

  • Strong communicative skills
  • 
Eager to achieve objectives in Team setting.

NIELS BELIEVES:

“I strongly believe that everyone has the ability to change, and even faster than you probably can imagine at first. Take a moment and think about how we change on a daily base and discover that you do. Embrace the change and discover what it has to offer as everything has no meaning except for the meaning you choose to give it. How much pleasure can you stand is on my mind.”

CERTIFICATIONS

TECHNICAL:

  • Microsoft/Novell/Cisco/Linux
  • HP Node Manager
  • BMC Patrol Certified Engineer
  • Splunk Certified Architect

SOFT SKILLS:

  • Project Management (IPMA-B)
  • Certified Information Technology Project Manager
  • Certified Business Master Practitioner of NLP
  • Certified Practitioner of Design Human Engineering (Level 2)
  • Certified Practitioner of Time Line Therapy
  • Certified Trainer of NLP

LANGUAGES

Niels is Native Dutch and speaks Dutch, English, German, French and basic Thai.

MEMBERSHIP

Niels is member of the Society of NLP and the Netherlands Thai Chamber of Commerce.

Besides these memberships Niels has a broad network of Professionals grown over 20 years of experience.

VARIOUS

You can contact Niels for vibrant Keynote Speeches, utilizing humor and unparalleled real-world examples that unleash your teams underutilized talents to boldly overcome challenges you face.

INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

Cooking is a passion, playing Piano is a great point for relaxation and Personal Development is an ongoing process.

Crypto Currencies, Blockchain, Open Source, Machine Learning, Big Data and AI.

Yet most of all, Being Human and Husband to my Wife.

CONNECT WITH NIELS:

POSTS NIELS RECENTLY PUBLISHED:

  • All
  • Awareness
  • Effectiveness
  • Enjoy
  • Fulfill
  • Improve Focus
  • Monkey Management
  • Relationships
  • Self Awareness

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