Armand van Velzen
Armand van Velzen worked as an officer for the Dutch Marine Corps for 16 years and since 2014 he has become an entrepreneur and the founder of Allied Forces Consultancy. At the Marines he was in charge of large forces as well as small specialist teams working under extreme circumstances. As a consultant he has successfully led many teams and organisations through a transformation process, where he was constantly aware of the key to success being a combination of the right behaviour and the right mindset with a focus on working in a structural manner and with a concrete objective.
Armand studied Economics and completed a Bachelor International Relations and Security Studies. He shows the best understanding in a team that is faced with a challenging task. By taking ownership over the situation and challenges, he creates creative solutions and is successful with the team.
Armand is no-nonsense and results-oriented. Armand is father of three sons and spends a lot of time with his wife and family doing sports, social activities and travelling. In his spare time he can be found in the gym and he enjoys reading and developing his spirituality.