Mariette Stolk is a partner in Reos Partners’ The Hague, the Netherlands office. Her work in Reos is currently focused on Pluk – a multi-tier Change Lab working to design and build a Platform for Social Change and Development across sectors in the Netherlands.
Mariette is also a Theory U course trainer with the Society for Organisational Learning (SOL), and program manager of the Theory U Community of Practice in Holland.
Mariette is a process facilitator, process designer, coach and co-creator with more than 12 years experience, working across sectors using a variety of methodologies and approaches. Her work is deeply inspired by Theory U and its capacity to invite change and learning to emerge from the future, enabling teams and multi-stakeholder groups to create new social realities.
In her work, Mariette utilizes multi-stakeholder dialogue, leadership and organisational development, coaching and capacity building of professionals to address complex social challenges. Some of the issues she has worked on include: inspiring and activating those facing unemployment, using sustainable energy to bridge society and landscape, shifting systems of dependency in social organisations into systems for support and personal power, and building organisations as ecosystems from the highest potential of employees and leaders, all while growing and learning from the future as it emerges.
Mariette’s style is characterised by an invitation to consciousness and personal leadership in the challenges we face. She gives space to the unfolding of group process so that the potential of all participants can meet as optimally as possible. Her presence and interventions are an invitation to a deepening of dialogue, so we can come together to create the most innovative and sustainable solutions possible for our systems.
She holds a Masters degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with a specialisation in Human Potential Development. She has been a She has been an active participant in the Ridhwan School of Almaas since 2002, and was also a participant in the first global Theory U Master Program with Otto Scharmer, MIT, US