Educated in the Netherlands Henk’s career is closely entwined with the development of digital new technologies and the way they influence our lives. Henk is client-focused and highly regarded as a strategic thinker, getting innovators onto the world stage. He specialises in enabling individuals to develop into inspirational leaders.

He directs the team at Huawei to create local value through collaboration with industrial and academic partners, establishing research hubs in Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Ipswich and London. Before joining Huawei Henk was Chief Marketing Officer at Plextek Ltd, head of strategic investments at the East of England Development Agency and VP Sales & Marketing of technology consultancy Symbionics.

Henk is also a board member of Hethel Innovation and Cambridge Wireless.