Rick advises large companies and public organizations on innovation, R&D and technology management, including strategy, organization and performance improvement.
Rick acts as Chief Innovation Officer and Global Leader of the Technology & Innovation Management Practice, responsible for the firm’s functional expertise in innovation, R&D and technology management.
He has over 26 years of consulting experience in technology and innovation management, R&D strategy and organization, and 10 years of industrial experience in capital projects. His sector focus includes transport, oil & gas, energy, chemicals, food & drink, nuclear, government and consumer goods.
Examples of his work include R&D, organizational and process redesign, transformation of national research institutes, new growth strategies, innovation strategies, technology strategies and benchmarking.
Rick has many publications on innovation and R&D management, and is a regular speaker at international conferences. He is Chairman of the editorial board of ADL’s top management journal, “Prism.”
He speaks fluent Dutch in addition to his native English.