Ruurd de Fluiter

Ruurd de Fluiter

Ruurd is an executive coach and sparring partner for executives, coaching on career development and change management and delivering training programmes on negotiation at Swiss Re.

He is currently involved with startup companies and work as a coach for a foundation enabling non-standard students to get the funds to shape their lives in new directions.

Previously, he has been:

  • Chairman of the Advisory Board of a Netherlands outsourcing company
  • a member of the Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Fundraising Group, at the University of Cambridge
  • developed an investment vehicle for insurance companies
  • was the Chief Executive Office of Swiss Re
  • and has worked in environmental consulting.

Ruurd has a Postgraduate Diploma in Coaching from Sheffield Hallam University, UK and a bachelors and masters in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge. He also holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Dordrecht Technical College.

A Dutch speaker, Ruurd is also fluent in English and German and also speaks conversational French, Italian and Spanish.