Ralf van Haastregt

ralf van Haastregt

As an experienced project and change manager, Ralf provides services mainly for large international organisations. This includes improving team performance in e.g. (agile) ways of working, international environments and virtual project teams.


The Netherlands, Japan

English, Dutch

The Netherlands


Ralf is a project and change manager and an intercultural specialist with over 15 years experience in managing multinational teams. After earning a Master of Science degree at Delft University of Technology, Ralf worked for large multinational companies as Vodafone, IBM and Shell in the Netherlands and Japan.

Having personally experienced the need for intercultural skills in all project and change management activities, Ralf joined Hofstede Insights in 2014. He has served several clients such as EASA, OCE and Delft and Erasmus universities. Within Hofstede Insights, Ralf has a focus on Intercultural Project Management, Virtual Management and Culture & Safety. His trainings and interventions are always fun, educational and confronting. But always leaving a lasting impression.

Besides spending time with his Japanese wife and two children, he likes to play squash, chess and to go paragliding. Ralf is fluent in Dutch and English and maintains a conversational level in German and Japanese.