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Sam van Dyck

Sam is working with shaerpa on the research on (new) funding models for quality journalism.

Sam has over 12 years of experience in communication, change management, marketing, business development and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Prior to joining i-propeller, Sam was active at Phillips for 12 years. Most recently as member of the management team of Philips Belgium, responsible for external relations and strategic projects, focussing on realizing the long term strategy of Philips in Belgium and looking for new business development opportunities mainly in the lighting and healthcare sector. Previously he was responsible for corporate communications and public affairs.

Sam was also leading the introduction of the ‘New Way of Working’ and was responsible for Corporate Social Responsibilty at Philips Belgium between 2008 – 2012.

Sam started his career at Philips Belgium as country internet manager, launching and managing the online presence of Philips in Belgium. After three years he combined this role with the role of internal communication manager for Philips Belgium. In this period he also worked for one year as a project manager at the global head office of Philips in Amsterdam on change management and collaboration.

Sam holds a Master degree in History combined with a post-graduate in communication & informatics. He also followed the Young Management Program at the Vlerick Management School. Sam is fluent in Dutch, French & English.

Contact Sam via info@shaerpa.org or via our office: +31 343 454 107

Case Studies

Andere Handen Community

Andere Handen Community

Het werk in de zorg verandert snel door de toepassing van technologie en social media en de toenemende nadruk op zelfregie en samenredzaamheid. Andere Handen Community faciliteert een web-based ontmoetingsplek waar zorgwerkers worden geactiveerd en gestimuleerd zichzelf te ontwikkelen. Dit gebeurt door de gebruikmaking van discussies, experts, kennis, innovaties, tips en ervaringen aan te bieden. Voor onze opdrachtgever hebben we de investering geanalyseerd, due diligence en structurering uitgevoerd en begeleiden we de sociale onderneming.

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MemorieCare

MemorieCare

Dementie en Alzheimer tasten de kwaliteit van leven zwaar aan; cliënten raken geïsoleerd, rusteloos en agressief. Het herstellen van het contact tussen patiënten, familie en zorgverlener zal het sociaal isolement en de mate van agressie verminderen. MemorieCare ontwikkelt en verkoopt diverse producten die het contact met dementie- en alzeheimer patiënten herstellen. Voor onze opdrachtgever hebben we de investering geanalyseerd, due diligence en structurering uitgevoerd en begeleiden we deze sociale onderneming.

Into D'mentia

Into D'mentia

A simulation training to bring caregivers and care professionals into the perception of persons with alzheimers or dementia. Into D’mentia offers a  lifelike experience. When you experienced how it is to live with dementia, you will understand better, show more understanding, offer better care, and feel the care as less burdensome….

For our client we structured the investment and provide a coaching role for the social enterprise.

Het Paradijs

Het Paradijs

This Dutch care farm caters for children with ADHD and their parents.

We represent our client as a member of the board of this organisation.Furthermore, amongst many other activities, we have carried out analysis with regard to social return on investment and we have contributed to the efforts to structure the business as a social interest organisation.

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