Renatus Hoogenraad
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Where do you live and work? (City)
Mostly Geneva
Professional Skills
Trainer and facilitator helping individuals and teams perform at top level by building resilience in situations of change.
What is your main interest in this network?
Education, Networking, Finding Partnerships, Improv Resources
What kind of person are you?
What kinds of improv-related services are you involved in?
Teambuilding, Creativity, Innovation, Problem Solving, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Stress, Life Skills, Change Management, Presentation Skills
Share a favorite 'improv epiphany'
Figure out what you want and learn how to ask for it...
More about you: (Short Bio or any other details you'd like people to know)
Born and raised in the Netherlands, I studied both Business Administration and the Arts.

I understood the power of applied improvisation during an international career in performing arts.

Geneva based trainer and facilitator I specialise in improvisational leadership, creative team process development and behavioural communication skills.

Positive change, solutions focus, adaptive leadership, drama based and improvisational training techniques.
I need help with...
finding the holy grail?
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How did you hear about this network?
Henk and Alieke from Troje in Holland back in 2006

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At 8:49am on March 24, 2015, Jean-Christophe said…

Bonjour Renatus,

Merci beaucoup pour ta réponse. Je viens de m'inscrire sur le réseau facebook. Je te tiens au courant si je passe par Genève.

bonne semaine,


At 4:59am on March 13, 2015, Jean-Christophe said…

Dear Renatus,

I hope you are well. I found your name as the coordinator for AIN Europe.

I started practicing improvisation in 2002 and have been teaching it since 2008. I only attended the AIN conference in Amsterdam a few years ago.

At the same time, I started giving applied improv courses in 2009 on the topics of interpersonal communication skills and teambuilding.

I am currently looking for courses to refresh my practice of improvisational teater teacher and AI trainer. As I live in Bolivia, I plan to stay in Europe the full month of June and a part of July, and would like to follow courses in Europe (better in France or nearby country but I could move as long as it would be in French, English or Spanish).

Could you please help identify these courses ?

In advance, thanks a lot :) I wish you a nice week-end,


At 3:38am on July 31, 2013, liderhepgenc said…
HelIo, i want to create our group in map but I can't find any link or button
At 12:53pm on September 9, 2012, Koray Tarhan said…

Thank you very much Renatus for the idea. I am trying to encourage people to be a member of the network. and I will work for the group after the conference. And of course I will need help. We will be in touch. 

best wishes

At 3:06am on September 7, 2012, Viv McWaters said…
Hi again, happy to chat on Skype, plus I'll be in SFO. And I'll be in your timezone from mid Oct to late Nov (in Kenya and UK) Well, it's closer to your timezone than Oz ;)
At 2:45am on September 7, 2012, Viv McWaters said…
Heh! I'm not sure how we're organised down under either! I guess I'm the closest you'll get to a contact, as well as Mike Askew, who was at AIN last year. Cheers, viv
At 2:43am on April 12, 2012, Mark Withers said…

Hi Renatus

You kindly sent me an invite to join your Swiss group ages ago and apologies for my late late reply. I would love to join the group but live in the UK so am not sure how practical it will be for me to get involved. I am in Switzerland from time to time though so who knows!! Go well and it's good to connect. 

At 10:06am on March 13, 2012, Esther Knecht said…
Hi Renatus, yes I still like to join on the 30th. Though I wont be able to make it for 9:30 h. How far is the venue from Geneva train station? Does it make sense for you all if I drop in later. How can I support you best? Questions I wanted to take up with you at our meeting in Bern. Thanks for your feedback,  Cheers, Esther
At 7:32pm on February 7, 2012, Alan Caramatti said…

Hi Renatus,

  Thank you for doing the study on improv in business schools and for sharing your report!  I have an MBA and an MFA, as well as some other very useful training.

  I'd like to take part in this project.  I live in the Los Angeles area where there are a number of MBA programs.  I look forward to the launch of the new web site and getting a "game plan" together!

Best to you,


At 4:24am on January 27, 2012, Stephen Cornes said…

Hi Renatus, 

Just read your report on AI in Business Schools. I am doing my PhD at the moment at the University of Warwick in England studying the use of role play and actors as a business training technique for improving Emotional Intelligence in workplace behaviour. I would very much like to be part of a larger community seeking to understand in increase the use of such skills in the Business Schools across the globe. Keep up the good work!



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