Meet our Team

Meet our Team

Learning and development managers

The RSM Learning & Development Manager (LDM) will help you transform your initial development needs into impactful learning solutions for your employees and your organisation. Coordinating the entire process from design to delivery, LDMs work together with you and the RSM faculty team to facilitate the smooth-running of your programme, and help you achieve your business objectives.

Hans Horstink
Hans is director executive programmes, and is responsible for the department’s programme portfolio. He heads the team of learning and development managers that helps organisations to find the best solution to their complex educational challenges. He is a professional coach and has two master degrees; in business economics and general management from the Erasmus School of Economics, and in change management from the Stichting Interacademiale Opleiding Organisatiekunde (SIOO).
Phone: +31 6 53 94 75 95

Michael Smith
Michael works together with many individual professionals and corporate clients to provide them with the executive education solution, which best supports their development needs and personal and professional objectives. His background, both as a trainer and as a general manager in a commercial organisation, gives him the ability to identify training interventions people can apply in their daily work.
Phone: +31 10 408 8633

Malou Kroezen
Malou is an energetic learning and development manager with a strong track record in training and development, talent management, and account management. Passionate about developing and connecting people, Malou designs and delivers customised executive development programmes uniting the business and academic worlds. Malou has a master degree in international business and is in the thesis-phase of the Part-time Executive International MSc in Corporate Communications at RSM.
Phone: +31 10 408 1936

Dr Philip Eskenazi
Philip’s expertise bridges academia and commerce, combining an understanding of business needs from his experience with EY and DSM with a thorough grasp of management science, the psychology of decision-making and technical knowledge of advanced valuation and modelling techniques. He has a PhD and a master in Management from RSM, a master in international management from HEC Paris and a master in philosophy from King’s College London.
Phone: +31 10 408 2131

Dr Gertjan Rop
Gertjan is passionate about educating people and has researched the design of instructional materials. His research investigated the split-attention and redundancy effect during multimedia learning. He holds a PhD in educational psychology, and as such has extensive knowledge of the cognitive foundations of human learning. Using this knowledge, he develops evidence-based, highly effective, customised executive development programmes.
Phone: +31 10 408 1193

Marcos Siqueira
Marcos’ experiences in executive roles and business education have shaped his passion for understanding dynamics between strategy, people, leadership and learning, and development. He has a track record in co-creating strategy projects in organisations of all sizes, with experts and executives from a diverse range of industries from FT500 corporations to family-owned businesses. He holds an International MBA from TIAS School for Business and Society, and master and bachelor degrees in communications and marketing. 
Phone: +31 10 408 8061