Frank is founder and owner of Aoidos Leadership. He is an organizational psychologist and executive coach specialized in supporting leaders, teams and organisations in their quest to become truly high performing in an ever more complex and rapidly changing world.
He is lead author of the book Systems Inspired Leadership, an innovative way of leading organisations that leverages the collective wisdom of relationship systems and grows shared leadership at all levels of the organisation.
Frank is married and has 2 children. Based in the Netherlands, he works in English, Dutch and French and has a good understanding of German and Italian.
Bringing broad international experience in leadership development, business innovation and (cultural) transformation to his clients, Frank has over twenty six years of experience in Human Resources with Royal Dutch Shell. He held assignments in Africa (Gabon), Asia (Malaysia) and Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, UK), covering all businesses and functions. His last assignment in Shell was Vice President Human Resources for Innovation, Research & Development.
Since 2015 he works as a trusted advisor and coach for leaders, teams and organisations. As part of this, he became an international Faculty member and Trainer of the Organisation & Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC) curriculum and Supervisor of their Certification programme. This further evolved his talent to work with relationship systems and provided the foundation for Systems Inspired Leadership.
Building on the latest insights of neuroscience, he quickly creates a trusting, safe environment where individuals/teams can experiment outside their comfort zone. This consistently results in significant personal growth and high business achievements.
Frank graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a Master’s degree in Work and Organizational Psychology and also holds a BSc in Political Science and a Propaedeutic Degree in Law.
He is certified as an Executive and Systems/Team coach and accredited as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation. Furthermore Frank is certified in a range of psychometric instruments, including Leadership Circle, MBTI, Hogan, Barrett Culture Transformation, Theory U Transformation, Blanchard Team Training and is an NLP Master Practitioner and Semco Style Consultant.