Harry G. Starren, M.A. / M.Sc., was born in 1955. He studied history at the University of
Utrecht and political science/public administration at the University of Amsterdam.
He has held positions as academic researcher, professor, manager at a research and
consulting firm, and manager of the postgraduate course Business and Public Administration
Drs. Harry Starren is the former CEO of de Baak, the premier leadership development
institute in the Netherlands. During his 15-year tenure, the company acquired venues in The
Hague, Driebergen and Antwerp and also established partnerships with renowned
international partners to whom de Baak became known as a platform for innovation.