Meet our team

Our team is growing and is based on many years of business development experience from both startups and larger organisations, in The Netherlands and internationally. The team of Itzinya Amersfoort consists of 7 facilitators, a host, 15 coaches and a number of mentors. We are independently running our own businesses or involved with our own jobs and are pooling our competencies together to invest in newcomers with a business mindset in the Amersfoort region.

John van Dijk


John has experience as CEO and interim manager in public / private cooperation. John studied Business Economics in Amsterdam.

Gertjan van Laar

Co-founder and Facilitator

Gertjan is Business Consultant and IT entrepreneur with international experience. He leads the team in Amersfoort.

Balt Leenman


Balt is an IT strategist, Social Entrepreneur and an Innovator. He has started several businesses and consulted many more. Apart from Consulting European businesses he is currently also owning and overseeing a business in Kenya.