Passion & enthusiasm

Over the years I have discovered that knowing who you are is critical in order to achieve success. And that you can influence your environment in a positive way if you rely on your own strengths. This will allow you to achieve things naturally without strain or effort. In fact, if you are passionate what you do, your enthusiasm will be returned in kind. I assist companies in the pensions sector that are going through transition or mergers, and help implement optimisation strategies. And I’m just as passionate about my work as I am about making music. It’s all about striking the right tone. Perfect timing is a must. And cooperation the key to success.

Innovations & initiatives

As concept designer and developer, I am closely involved with SamenLeven, a cooperative in which self-employed entrepreneurs and professionals with small and medium-sized businesses work together to generate a post-retirement income. For example, through regional investments such as housing, care facilities, energy and infrastructure. This does not only produce financial returns; it also strengthens the region. The cooperative is owned by and serves entrepreneurs. SamenLeven Concept Development BV ensures the boundary conditions are fulfilled, such as generation of working capital, a smart administrative system for the platform, commitment of investment funds and compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.

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Member of IM register

The IM register is an independent, public register of interim managers in the Netherlands.

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My professional relationship with Arnoud goes back a long way. We first worked together in the 1990s at Mn Services.

In the years that followed, our paths crossed several times, and we worked together on a range of projects in different areas of the pensions market, with Arnoud as project leader or manager.

Arnoud's greatest assets are his sense of responsibility, result-driven attitude and unconventional management style. That’s what sets him apart from the rest. You can rely on him to get the job done, but also to answer any questions you may have. In other words, he has a roll-up-your-sleeves approach and he engages with the client in terms of cooperative thinking.

Unconventional in his approach, Arnoud acts according to a vision that he’s passionate about and he is able to pass that enthusiasm on to those he works with. This helps him to inspire others and achieve results.


Luciƫnne van Paassen, Montae