Partner | Director Occupier Services • Workplace Innovation & Project Management
Delivering the future of work now, in one step ahead real estate and work environment solutions. Creating meaningful places where the company culture is celebrated and where employees want to work. Harold is a corporate anthropologist with more than 20 years of experience in real estate, work environment and hospitality. He has more than 20 years of experience in real estate, workplace and facility & hospitality management and is responsible for all Occupier Services of Colliers Netherlands. Driven by creativity and always looking for the best possible result, Harold does not define real estate solutions in ‘bricks’ but in human centered sustainable organization solutions. Harold is inspired by the merging worlds of home, work, and leisure. Experience Harold specializes in the development of strategies and organizational transition projects, linked to the development of work environments. Harold is thought leader in the Netherlands regarding hybrid working. Various publications in Dutch newspapers and appearances on national television on this topic. This year he was speaker on World Workplace Europe conference and key note on the Dutch Hotel Innovation Conference. In 2020 he introduced the principle of hybrid hospitality in a white paper together with Hans Meijer of Zoku Hotels. Hybrid hospitality combines the hotel in the evening with a work function during the day to optimize the use of space and the hotel business model. Last publication is the Colliers Trend magazine 2022: the year of the worker. Community involvement • Board member of the Dutch Facility Management association FMN responsible for Netherlands Facility Cost Index. • Board member of non profit childcare foundation ‘Kasteeltuin’.