Jørgen is an interim manager specializing in organizational development, transition and change within both healthcare and (food) industry. He has extensive experience in change management, strategic HRM issues, reorganizations after a merger or acquisition, employee development and coaching of management and board.
After studying neuropsychology, Jørgen worked in a rehabilitation center, where he looked for what people with CVA disease could still do despite their limitations. After this, he made a big switch in his career and worked at Philips on organizational issues and restructuring, while taking a course in business administration. From then on, his further career has been dominated by organization and change. He approaches this from the people side, but with a business eye.
After working in the corporate world for ten years, Jørgen started working for himself in the year 2000 and has been doing interim assignments in healthcare since 2009. Among other things, he worked as director of the HagaZiekenhuis (HagaAcademie), with the task of reorganizing it and embedding it in the rest of the organization. Later he was asked to realize a number of large hospital-wide projects for the Board of Directors. In this line of work, he also completed assignments for other hospitals and elderly care organizations. In 2021 as head of Health and Safety Services at Amsterdam UMC, with the task of merging the health and safety services of VU and AMC.
After working hours, Jørgen is a passionate saxophonist (both alto, tenor and baritone saxophone). Every Thursday night he plays with his sextet (jazz, blues and pop). ´It is great to convey feeling and experience with your instrument while improvising.
"When you hit a wrong note, it´s the next note that makes it good or bad (Miles Davis).
Education: Neuropsychology (Tilburg University), Business Administration (Avans University of Applied Sciences)