Project & change management

About me

I'm Arie Smitskamp, a seasoned project and change manager with more than 25 years of experience – pleased to meet you. I'm also a mediator, on the board of two foundations and an alpine climber. As a person I like to get results and I’m eager and always committed.

Yes, Ja and Si are my favourite words.

Would you like to know more? Feel free to contact me.

Best regards,
Arie Smitskamp



Mediation is a great and effective way of resolving disputes. I specialise in mediation for teams: boards, management teams, committees or departments of 6+ people.

For mediation assignments, I work together with Esther van der Valk. Our aim is to work towards achieving or restoring respectful and professional cooperation.

Would you like to know more?   See (in Dutch).


In my spare time I'm a board member at two Rotterdam foundations: Dam and ZZPRO. 

Dam, Rotterdams geld

I'm co-founder and board member of Dam, Rotterdam’s local money system, where I’m responsible for the banking system, website and payment app. You can read more at

ZZPRO Rotterdam

I'm also on the board of ZZPRO, a community of independent professionals from Rotterdam, where I’m responsible for customer relationship management. You can read more at


My passion is alpine climbing. Teamwork, rock, snow, ice and thin air: that's when I'm really in my element!

Choose a summit, prepare, get on the road, acclimatise and then roll up your sleeves and go! You can read about my most amazing climbs on my climbing blog (in Dutch).

Project & change management