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ABOUT US /
René combines broad practical negotiation experience (10+ years with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Germany and China), a profound knowledge of the theoretical foundations acquired at the world’s leading academic institutions (Harvard, Wharton, Oxford) as well as many years of negotiation consulting and negotiation skills development.
This rare combination ensures that you get a thorough insight into effective negotiation strategies, tactics and techniques for even the most difficult business negotiations – and some tips & tricks to tip the balance in your favour.
Profit from René’s experience in working with leading law firms, companies and institutions around the globe, his knowledge on what challenges professional negotiators face, and what creative moves work when the standards fail or deadlock blocks the flow.
Quirijn van Veen
Quirijn works at INGEN HOUSZ, a leading boutique firm specialised in advising entrepreneurs and investors in venture capital transactions.
Previously he worked as a M&A lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and at a tech start-up in Amsterdam. Quirijn studied the art of negotiating at the London School of Economics. In 2014 he co-founded The Negotiation Program. Since then he has taught the principles of negotiating to a wide range of students and professionals.
Joep is a dispute resolution lawyer and represents clients in arbitration and in litigation before the national and European courts. For the last five years Joep worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris.
Before joining Freshfields, he worked as a trainee at the European Commission. Joep is the co-founder of and has been teaching a presentation and negotiation skills course. Joep is a graduate of the University of Amsterdam and has also studied at New York University and the University of Virginia.