Our Team

Delano Verest

Control & Compliance

Delano is our new Control and Compliance officer, compliance is not the problem; not abiding by them is.

Collin Hoogerwerf

Head of Marketing

Collin is our head of marketing, with his fresh and creative perspective he will bring Van Haren's marketing to the next level.

Ivo van Haren


Founder of Van Haren Publishing, Ivo has been active in the best practice industry for over 25 years. His name is nearly synonymous with the best practice industry.

“I love the major international impact we have on management standards and best practices with our small Van Haren team.”

Miriam Blom


Miriam covers our internal operations. For 20 years now, she's been the rudder who safely steers us through any choppy waters. She is the backbone to our organization!

"I've enjoyed going to work for about 20 years. I know that it will always be a varied and challenging day where I can put my organization and management skills to good use ”

Maurits van 
der Plas

Director Learning Solutions

Maurits has worn several different hats over the years as Director of Van Haren Learning Solutions. He's also in charge of all our certification business.

"Quality Education is vital for global development and growth. I give my all every day, knowing I help professionals and businesses to achieve their goals through a better understanding and knowledge of content."

Niek Schellekens

Marketing & Business Development Manager

He's our new Head of Marketing. "For people to be the best version of themselves, there must be a perfect environment for each individual. Creating that for the team, the clients, and our customers is what gets me up in the morning.’’

Pierre de Wit


Pierre is now also officially part of the Van Haren team. There isn't much he can't do as Head of all IT and Delivery Services.

Dani de Wijs


He's our new operations officer, makes all operations run effectively and smoothly.

Daan Verdult

Sales Representative

Daan is our Business developer for Building relationships and driving business development.

Bart Verbrugge

Bart Verbrugge

Senior Publisher

Senior Publisher
Bart needs no introduction, there is little he does not know.

Alexander van der Plas

Courseware Publisher

Alexander occasionally does courseware publications.

"Sharing knowledge makes you more powerful."

Sabine Verstijnen

Copy editing Dutch

"A clean, readable text allows the reader to focus more on the content."

Sabine Heijmans

Copy editing English

"British? or American? - it's all Canadian to me!"

Steve Newton

Text Editor

"It's a pleasure to be part of a team that delivers such high quality content and practical guidance."

Jerado Vennek

Traffic & eBooks @ Coco Bookmedia

Prepress deadlines are beaten by Jerado

"If I get my hands on some clean content then it feels like the sun has come out to shine."

Theo van Middelaar

Boss @ Coco Bookmedia

Layouts of our books? Made by Theo

"I enjoy doodling, drawing, and creating eye pleasing pages that make information tangible to the reader."

Lida Bos

Layout & Press @ Coco Bookmedia

Lida controls all our prepress and production

"I love the complete package. There is plenty of diversity at Van Haren!"

Anne-Marie van Diem

Anne-Marie van Diem


Anne-Marie makes sure we keep our perfect status.

Jantine de Wit

Jantine de Wit

Publisher & Backend support

Publisher & Backend support
Jantine is lead courseware publishing.