Klaas Jan Knoppers

Klaas-Jan Knoppers

Senior Consultant

Country of residence: Netherlands
Languages spoken: Dutch, English, French, German

About Klaas Jan Knoppers

Klaas Jan’s experience spans from 8 years of training top league field hockey teams – with two of his teams winning the Dutch championship title, to becoming an entrepreneur and founding a men’s fashion franchise. In addition, he’s been an account manager for a chemical cleaning manufacturer, servicing large global industrial giants like Dow Chemical and Texaco.

 Shortly after joining Krauthammer in 1994, Klaas-Jan moved from the Netherlands to set up Krauthammer’s US office in Atlanta, Georgia. While there, he was also involved in setting up Krauthammer’s Brazil office. Since returning to Europe in 2007, as a Senior Partner, Klaas-Jan has been training and coaching for multinationals across many different sectors and countries. His expertise lies mainly in Leadership, Management and Strategic & Key Account Management, particularly in a global context. A flexible, enthusiastic individual, Klaas-Jan’s main passion is working with challenging and high impact change programmes for international groups.

Passionate about the following learning journey elements

Business facilitation

Business facilitation

Fostering communication through structure and behaviours

Boardroom coaching

Boardroom & high potentials coaching

Demanding personal guidance for your most promising game changers

Engagement measurement

Engagement measurement

Measure engagement in real-time

Outdoor learning

Outdoor learning

Fresh approaches that surprise and inspire with often amazing results

Team quality

Team quality survey

Taking action for better team synergy

Virtual meeting

Virtual meeting

Focussed virtual sessions for learning and reporting back


4LS evaluation

Evaluating observable behaviour on a 4 level scale



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