Arjen Iwema – Owner and founder of W-focus
Business consultant with extensive experience in a variety of sectors including non-governmental organisations, pharmaceuticals, health care and medical devices, oil and gas/energy, aviation across Europe, the Americas, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
During his 8 years as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company in Geneva (last role: Associate Principal), Arjen has worked in a variety of sectors including non-governmental organisations, pharmaceuticals, health care and medical devices, investment banking, energy, across 5 continents strategy development, capability building and performance management topics.
In his current role, works for a leading management consulting company running complex engagements in healthcare and or organisation capability building and in training. Every year he trains ~450 lower and mid-tenured consultants in problem solving skills, team and self-management. Part of his mission is also to build a stable network of trainers inside his client organisation through coaching them.
Arjen is the training developer for these week-long trainings and acts as lead-faculty on the 10-12 training weeks he runs, often not only taking responsibility for his own stream with 30 participants, but also for 1-2 parallel streams. New is his engagement in building a series of video-conference-based sessions in preparation of on-site capability building. Arjen is the top-ranking trainer among his cohort of qualified trainers. Arjen has a strong track record developing actionable, measurable solutions in not-for-profit and for-profit organisations building on a deep understanding inter-organizational dynamics trends as well as capabilities. Top-ranking McKinsey training expert on low-, mid and advanced tenure training programs including MBTI® Myers Briggs Type Indicator counselling.
Arjen is a certified MBTI® Myers Briggs Counsellor, expert in organisational & leadership development Practice Expert. He holds an MBA from IMD, the Institute of Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland and a Master’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands and is fluent in four languages.