Welcome to Dr. Tonnie van der Zouwen MCM

Specialist in involving stakeholders for organisational change. Professor Sustainable Working and Organising and independant consultant. She builds bridges between theoretical knowledge and practical experience, and between organisations and challenging issues in society. Of interest for managers and professionals who want to collaborate across the borders of silos, disciplines and organisations. Tonnie is known worldwide as an expert concerning effective use of Large Scale Interventions, an approach for creating fast and sustainable change with large groups of stakeholders. Since 2014 professor Sustainable Working & Organising at Avans University of Applied Sciences.

“Scientific understanding and practical experience are like two legs without which we cannot walk”

(Francisco Varela)

Participative change

Facilitating participative organisational change.  When you need each other for success.

Consultancy and Research

Walking on the two legs of scientific understanding and practical experience. Evidence Based Consultancy, research on sustainable working and organising.


Educating and guiding professionals in organising interaction and participation. Learning how to cook with the principles for cocreation with the whole system of stakeholders. Applying Action Research in higher education.

Lecturer and teacher

Get inspired by the Logic of Feeling, by experiences with Evidence Based Consultancy, the wisdom of large groups,