Stichting Geschillenoplossing Automatisering
Stichting Geschillenoplossing Automatisering
Stichting Geschillenoplossing Automatisering
  • SGOA is the leading, independent non-profit centre for IT Conflict Management and is specialized in conflict prevention, mediation and arbitration in the field of IT.

  • SGOA is the leading, independent non-profit centre for IT Conflict Management and is specialized in conflict prevention, mediation and arbitration in the field of IT.

  • SGOA is the leading, independent non-profit centre for IT Conflict Management and is specialized in conflict prevention, mediation and arbitration in the field of IT.

  • SGOA has a specialist Privacy & Security Department due to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the increasing importance of ICT security. More information? READ MORE

  • SGOA is the leading, independent non-profit centre for IT Conflict Management and is specialized in conflict prevention, mediation and arbitration in the field of IT.

Mediators

Mediators

At the heart of SGOA are the independent lawyers and experts on SGOA’s list, all individuals who excel in their field of expertise. Here you can find an overview of all our Mediators.
  • C. Barbiers  M.Sc., R.E., C.A. Interim manager specialised in recovery and/or problematic IT projects Mediator registered with the MfN (Netherlands Mediation Institute) Registered as a legal expert in the LRGD (national register of legal experts) Registered IT (EDP) Auditor, RE (NBA) Registered Accountant, RA (NOREA) Programme manager and director Interim director, operations & ICT Restructuring director Quality assurance & risk manager Controller, IT auditor and Accountant Self-employed Dutch SGOA: Legal expert (member of LRGD) and mediator (member of NMI) Lecturer/trainer in Internal Audit, IT governance, foundations of banking              ZekeRE Business working group, NOREA (professional association for IT auditors) E-commerce stream manager (Ernst & Young) Lecturer in management information provision/information control (Nyenrode Business Universiteit) IT Governance course manager (Nyenrode Business Universiteit)       Hoofdlijnen van beheersing van ICT: Legacy systemen (Manual ‘Automatisering v/d Informatie Voorziening’) ZekeRE Business (co-author), IT audit framework for E-commerce, NOREA Trends in ICT (co-author, annual survey by Ernst & Young) Beheersing van Client-Server systemen (Ernst & Young)  
    Employer:Self-employed
    Current job(s):
    • Interim manager specialised in recovery and/or problematic IT projects
    • Mediator registered with the MfN (Netherlands Mediation Institute)
    • Registered as a legal expert in the LRGD (national register of legal experts)
    • Registered IT (EDP) Auditor, RE (NBA)
    • Registered Accountant, RA (NOREA)
    Previous job(s):
    • Programme manager and director
    • Interim director, operations & ICT
    • Restructuring director
    • Quality assurance & risk manager
    • Controller, IT auditor and Accountant
    RESUME
  • M.J. Blommestijn  M.Sc., M.B.A. Partner Sourcing Advisory     IT consultant and partner for BlinkLane Consulting Principle sourcing advisor for Quint Wellington Redwood    Quint Wellington Redwood Dutch Chairman of HR working group, Platform Outsourcing Nederland                    IT outsourcing contracts and implementation  Contracting and implementation of complex IT transformation programmes  Assessment and setting up customer-vendor relationships    2008: Platform De regieorganisatie: een goede investering?, Platform Outsourcing Nederland, publication ‘Regie op uitbestedingrelaties’ 2009: Dubbelslag door uitbesteding. CIO Magazine, March 2009  2009: BlinkPaper; Outsourcing Lifecycle Strategy; Using contract expiration to your advantage. September 2009  2009: BlinkOnderzoek; IT performance barometer 2009 – 2010. Onderzoek naar en aanbevelingen over IT performance, uitbesteding en verwachte IT ontwikkelingen, November 2009  2010: Conflicten in outsourcingrelaties, TITM March 2010 
    Employer:Quint Wellington Redwood
    Current job(s):
    • Partner Sourcing Advisory
    Previous job(s):
    • IT consultant and partner for BlinkLane Consulting
    • Principle sourcing advisor for Quint Wellington Redwood
    RESUME
  • J.A. van Boeschoten  Ph.D. IT management consultant MfN-mediator    Regional director of CSC Research Services Benelux Unit manager at Cambridge Technology Partners Unit manager at CSC Computer Sciences   Contrasticon Dutch                     IT-Outsourcing (Datacenter, werkplek, connectiviteit, ERP, CRM, BPO, BPM), SLA-, Vendor Management Commoditization and SW-Licences (Cloud, SAAS, IAAS, XAAS) Complex customer-supplier colloboration (Partnerships, Business Ecosystems, Enemy-relations) IT-Governance (IT-Toezicht RvC / RvT), managing user organization, service level management IT-Conflictmanagement (Prevention, conflictcontrol, exit- and recoverymediation) Thick governance: arm's length but effective, CSC Research Journal, november 2005 IT-Governance for the 21st century, CSC Research Full Report, with co-author Kirt Mead, February 2006  Mediation met mindmapping, TIEM, May 2010  Mediation met computer mindmapping, Nederlands-Vlaams tijdschrift voor mediation en conflictmanagement, November 2010  How to incorporate everything as a service into your organization, with co-authors D. van Dijk and P. van der Ploeg (2013), in Right Sourcing, Enabling Collaboration, R. Dijkstra, J. Gøtze and P. van der Ploeg (red.) 
    Employer:Contrasticon
    Current job(s):
    • IT management consultant
    • MfN-mediator
    Previous job(s):
    • Regional director of CSC Research Services Benelux
    • Unit manager at Cambridge Technology Partners
    • Unit manager at CSC Computer Sciences
    RESUME
  • G. Brunt  LL.M. Lawyer     Partner at Höcker Advocaten, Amsterdam     Partner Wenckebach Bax & Brunt Advocaten, Haarlem Dutch Since 2007 Arbitrator, SGOA mediator  Member of editorial board of ICT website ‘IT en Recht’ (www.ITenRecht.nl)   Member of the Board of the Bar Association District of North Holland             Managing committee of Höcker Advocaten  Board member of the Netherlands Association of Computer Lawyers (VIRA)  Chairman of the Netherlands Association for Information Technology and Law (NVvIR)  Board member of IFCLA (International Federation of Computer Law Associations)   Information- en communicationtechnology  Intellectual property Media en privacy   Author (together with E.A.W. Schippers) of the section ‘Softwarebescherming in het auteursrecht’ in the loose-leaf publication ‘Intellectuele Eigendom’, containing commentary on articles, by Elsevier Juridisch  Mediation; onbenut potentieel in outsourcing, Computerrecht, Computerrecht 2005, no. 33  Co-author of the NVvIR publications ‘Intellectuele eigendom in digitaal perspectief’(1996), 'Loshetzelfop.nl' about ADR in the digital context (2003) and (IT) editor of Outsourcing (2004) (published by Elsevier Juridisch)   
    Employer:Partner Wenckebach Bax & Brunt Advocaten, Haarlem
    Current job(s):
    • Lawyer
    Previous job(s):
    • Partner at Höcker Advocaten, Amsterdam
    RESUME
  • B.A.M. Cordemeyer  LL.M. IT Lawyer     Lawyer at Nauta Van Haersolte (now Nauta Dutilh) ABNAMRO Bank    Cordemeyer & Slager Advocaten Dutch                          Wegwijzer automatisering en recht Werken met Source Code Escrow Doing business in the Netherlands   
    Employer:Cordemeyer & Slager Advocaten
    Current job(s):
    • IT Lawyer
    Previous job(s):
    • Lawyer at Nauta Van Haersolte (now Nauta Dutilh)
    • ABNAMRO Bank
    RESUME
  • H. Franken Professor LL.M., Ph.D. Professor of ICT law  Member of the Upper House of the States General     Professor of Jurisprudence at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Leiden University Member of the Council of State  Judge in the courts at Rotterdam   Leiden University Dutch Chairman of various disciplinary committees  Member of the supervisory board of an insurance company   Member of the supervisory board of various social organizations              Crown-appointed member of the Social and Economic Council (SER) (1992-2004)  Chairman of the commission on fundamental rights in the digital era (2000) Chairman of the commission on computer criminality (1987)  Chairman of the investigative commission on information technology and the law (1994-2002)        InLeiden tot de rechtswetenschap (1982-2003) 10 editions  Onafhankelijk en verantwoordelijk (1997)  Nemo Plus (2001)  Recht en Computer (5 editions since 1992, 6th edition in preparation)  More than 350 articles about the theory of law, and ICT and the law  
    Employer:Leiden University
    Current job(s):
    • Professor of ICT law
    • Member of the Upper House of the States General
    Previous job(s):
    • Professor of Jurisprudence at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Leiden University
    • Member of the Council of State
    • Judge in the courts at Rotterdam
    RESUME
  • R.H.W. van Herpen  LL.M. General Counsel, RES Software since 2011 until today Director/owner MR²kwadraat B.V. since 2000 until today Trainer (conflict management training) Since 2000 active as Mediator, certified by NMI (Netherlands Mediation Institute) NfM/IMI (and mediator for the Court of Justice of 's Hertogenbosch and Breda) and as a trainer especially for lawyers and mediators   Lawyer Director of Stichting Geschillenbehandeling Zuivel (foundation for handling disputes in the dairy sector)    RES Software / MR²kwadraat Dutch Board member Association for Corporate Mediation Member Independent Standards Commission International Mediation Institute (IMI) Dutch representative, Mediation Training Institute International, USA Member of various national professional associations in ICT and mediation            Handling complaints for the NMI Chairman of the Nederlandse Mediatorsvereniging (NMv)  Member of the board of the Mediatorsfederatie Nederland (MfN)   Mr. Van Herpen is specialised in conflicts in business (ICT) relationships and conflicts in relationships with government authorities and employment relationships. He is a mediator for the court of justice of 's Hertogenbosch and Breda. Since 2000 he has led many mediations. More than 85% of these mediations ended with a positive result.     Conflict met de mediator? Over klachtbehandeling en tuchtrecht, SDU Uitgevers 2009, The Hague (co-author) Various articles in professional journals    
    Employer:RES Software / MR²kwadraat
    Current job(s):
    • General Counsel, RES Software since 2011 until today
    • Director/owner MR²kwadraat B.V. since 2000 until today
    • Trainer (conflict management training)
    • Since 2000 active as Mediator, certified by NMI (Netherlands Mediation Institute) NfM/IMI (and mediator for the Court of Justice of 's Hertogenbosch and Breda) and as a trainer especially for lawyers and mediators
    Previous job(s):
    • Lawyer
    • Director of Stichting Geschillenbehandeling Zuivel (foundation for handling disputes in the dairy sector)
    Currently not available as a mediator
    RESUME
  • J. Honkoop  BI RI Sworn ICT expert Broker in hard- and software Registered as a legal expert in the LRGD (national register of legal experts) Arbiter Mediator Information analyst Member of staff of software and systems firm Director/owner of PC sales outlets geared to SMEs Enterprise architect Project, Programme, and Interim manager Self-employed (director and principal shareholder) Dutch Chairman of NVBI (Dutch association of sworn ICT experts) Chairman of the commission supervising the use of data by CR Delta/ the PZO general board (royal Dutch cattle syndicate) Member of the Board of the Platform Independent Entrepeneurs (PZO), Association Mediators Region Utrecht (VMRU) and the Association of independent IT workers IT-United Member of various dispute resolution committees Member of the working group ‘Appointing an Expert’ of the EGLE project of the European Expert & Expertise Institute EEEI at Paris (EGLE = European Guide for Legal Expertise).                 Project management and development methods IT architecture  Copyright ICT Mainframe applications SME applications ‘Auteursrechtelijke aspecten van software’ in K.G. van der Poel, F.J.M. Ruiterman and J. Honkoop (ed.), Informatisering in Perspectief, Utrecht: NVBI 2008, pp. 86-95     
    Employer:Self-employed (director and principal shareholder)
    Current job(s):
    • Sworn ICT expert
    • Broker in hard- and software
    • Registered as a legal expert in the LRGD (national register of legal experts)
    • Arbiter
    • Mediator
    Previous job(s):
    • Information analyst
    • Member of staff of software and systems firm
    • Director/owner of PC sales outlets geared to SMEs
    • Enterprise architect
    • Project, Programme, and Interim manager
    RESUME
  • M. van Kampen Drs  Conflict Management professional ADR- en MfN-registermediator specialized in ICT mediation en labour mediation Conflict coach / advisor Interim manager  Global Deal Solution Manager (IT outsourcing) Manager Contract Management Manager Operations Software Development & Maintenance Center Business Unit Manager Software Development & Maintenance Center ICT Project/Program manager (public, bank- Insurance) 4C Mediation Dutch Neighbors Mediation Special Curator for Youth                   applicatie (of ICT) outsourcing / offshoring / near shoring klant-leverancier relatie contractmanagement governance / SLA Service delivery (ITIL processen of vergelijkbaar: service level management, financial management, application management, project management, requirements, design, test) Mediation in ICT conflicts, preserves relationships – Zonderwrijvinggeenglans.nl – platform for conflict management in a new area Sustainable collaboration using ‘conscious contracts’ - Linkedin    
    Employer:4C Mediation
    Current job(s):
    • Conflict Management professional
    • ADR- en MfN-registermediator specialized in ICT mediation en labour mediation
    • Conflict coach / advisor
    • Interim manager
    Previous job(s):
    • Global Deal Solution Manager (IT outsourcing)
    • Manager Contract Management
    • Manager Operations Software Development & Maintenance Center
    • Business Unit Manager Software Development & Maintenance Center
    • ICT Project/Program manager (public, bank- Insurance)
    RESUME
  • E.M.L. Moerel Prof. LL.M. Partner          De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek Dutch Professor Global ICT Law at the University of Tilburg Member of the supervisory board of the World Wildlife Fund Member of the board of the Rembrandt foundation Arbitrator and mediator for SGOA Registered as mediator with the NMI (Netherlands Mediation Institute)                     Artikel " ICT-mediation bij de SGOA. Een evaluatie in het licht van de Europese en Nederlandse rechtsontwikkelingen" (co-author Prof. H Franken), Computerrecht (september 2013) Artikel "The long arm reach: does the Data Protection Directive apply to processing of personal data of EU citizens by websites worldwide?", (2011) 1 International Data Privacy Law, 23-41 Think Piece "Export of the rule of law. Corporate Self-regulation of Global Data Transfers", Think Piece for the Hague Institute for International Law Global Conferentie 2012, gepubliceerd in: The Law of the Future and the Future of Law, Law of the Future Series (2012)  Textbook "Binding Corporate Rules – "Corporate Self-regulation of Global Data Transfers", Oxford University Press (juli 2012).  Various other publications 
    Employer:De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
    Current job(s):
    • Partner
    RESUME
  • J. Oord  RM Arbitrator Mediator registered with the NMI (Netherlands Mediation Institute) Consultant   Managing director, IBS Nederland B.V. (part of Consist) Managing director, Bridgeware Europe B.V. Director, Venture Software Nederland B.V. Chairman board of directors Kraan Bouwcomputing B.V. Chairman board of directors Deltacare B.V. ArMeCo – Arbitration Mediation Consultancy Dutch SGOA board member Foundation Parkinson Netherlands board member Chairman of NIMA Assessments Chairman of the association of former IBM directors and senios managers                  Marketing, ICT en Conflictmanagement    ‘De computer in dienst van de winkelier’ (Misset) ‘Ontwikkelingen in de Informatie Technologie’, as part of the publication ‘Trends in marketing’ (Samson) Co-author: ‘ICT Conflicten verstandig oplossen’ ‘ICT Mediation’ in the monthly journal Informatie  
    Employer:ArMeCo – Arbitration Mediation Consultancy
    Current job(s):
    • Arbitrator
    • Mediator registered with the NMI (Netherlands Mediation Institute)
    • Consultant
    Previous job(s):
    • Managing director, IBS Nederland B.V. (part of Consist)
    • Managing director, Bridgeware Europe B.V.
    • Director, Venture Software Nederland B.V.
    • Chairman board of directors Kraan Bouwcomputing B.V.
    • Chairman board of directors Deltacare B.V.
    RESUME
  • B.L.P. van Reeken  LL.M. Lawyer          De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek NV Dutch Chairman Platform Outsourcing Nederland Teacher Grotius Specialisatieopleiding Informaticarecht              Co-chair technology law committee International Bar Association     Outsourcings Licentiegeschillen Implementatievraagstukken   Outsourcing, een juridische gids voor de praktijk     
    Employer:De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek NV
    Current job(s):
    • Lawyer
    RESUME
  • J. Spierdijk  LL.M  Owner Spierdijk Mediation Certified NfM, IMI and court-annexed mediator (since 1998) Member of Dutch Bar Association Trainer of lawyers, mediators and judges  Attorney-at-law; Senior associate De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in IP department (1988 – 2001) Associate intellectual property bij Sidley & Austin, Chicago, IL, USA (1987-1988)    Spierdijk Mediation Dutch Member of Disciplinary Board of Mediators  Editor Mediationreeks Sdu               Member of Supervisory Board of Madurodam, major Dutch Charity Member of the Board of Association of Dutch Mediators/Attorneys (NVvMA)     Ervaren conflictoplosser met degelijke juridische achtergrond, gevoel voor verhoudingen en taal. Juripax Certified Online Mediator    Juridische aspecten van mediation, mr E. Schutte, mr J. Spierdijk (legal aspects of mediation), sdu 2011 (3d edition)  Zakboek Mediation, mr dr K. Iest and mr J. Spierdijk, sdu (2013, 2d edition)  Tijdschrift Conflicthantering, a monthly for mediators; various articles and contributions   
    Employer:Spierdijk Mediation
    Current job(s):
    • Owner Spierdijk Mediation
    • Certified NfM, IMI and court-annexed mediator (since 1998)
    • Member of Dutch Bar Association
    • Trainer of lawyers, mediators and judges
    Previous job(s):
    • Attorney-at-law; Senior associate De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in IP department (1988 – 2001)
    • Associate intellectual property bij Sidley & Austin, Chicago, IL, USA (1987-1988)
    RESUME
  • E.M. Stouthamer  LL.M. Mediator registered with the MfN (Netherlands Mediation Institute)     Project manager at Immovator and START-IT juridical assignments at ICT-Office Business lawyer at COSSO, FENNIT, ICT-Nederland, ICT-Office  Ad interim director ICT-Office   Edith Stouthamer Mediation and Coaching Dutch Confidential mediator and coach at InterCollege Business School Complaints Commission Dutch Association of Journalist Academy                              
    Employer:Edith Stouthamer Mediation and Coaching
    Current job(s):
    • Mediator registered with the MfN (Netherlands Mediation Institute)
    Previous job(s):
    • Project manager at Immovator and START-IT
    • juridical assignments at ICT-Office
    • Business lawyer at COSSO, FENNIT, ICT-Nederland, ICT-Office
    • Ad interim director ICT-Office
    RESUME
  • C. Stuurman Professor LL.M., M.Sc.  Lawyer/Partner at Van Doorne and head of the Information Technology group  Professor of Information Technology Regulation at the Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT), Tilburg University          Van Doorne/Tilburg University Dutch Member of the Raad van Beroepsethiek van de NOREA (Nederlandse Orde van Register EDP-Auditors) Voorzitter Werkgroep Gedragscode Kunstmatige Intelligentie, ECP / Platform voor de Informatie Samenleving Member Advisory Board Advanced Master Law and Digital Technologies, University Leiden Member Adviescommissie Stormvloedkeringen West-Nederland-Zuid, Rijkswaterstaat                 IT-projects Outsourcing Software development IT en bouw/infrastructure Cyber security 2017: The digitisation driven impact of data protection regulation on the standardization process, Proceedings 22nd EURAS Annual Stadardisation Conference: Digitalisation: Challenge and Opportunity for Stadardisation. Jakobs, K. (ed.). Aachen: Verlagshaus Mainz GmbH Aachen, p. 337-350 14 p. (The EURAS Board Series)  2016: IoT standardization. The approach in the field of data protection as a model for ensuring compliance of IoT applications? (met I. Kamara, I), 22 Aug 2016 4th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud Workshops: Workshop Proceedings. IEEE Computer Sciences, p. 336-341 2015: Technical standards and the draft general data protection regulation (met E. Kosta), The Law, Economics and Politics of International Standardization. Panagiotis, D. (3ed.). Cambridge University Press, p. 434-459 2014: ICT-contracten (met T.J. de Graaf), Recht en Computer. Van der Hof, S. Lodder, A.R. & Zwenne, G.J. (eds.). Kluwer, Vol. 4, p. 65-92 (Serie recht en Praktijk Informatie- en communicatierechnologie; vol.4) 2013: Aansprakelijkheid (met H.W. Bettink en O. Sleeking), Elektronisch contracteren. SDU-uitgevers, p. 107-116 (Monografieën Recht en Informatietechnologie) ICT en PPS: een kansrijk duo? (met M.A. Moolhuizen), In: Computerrecht. 2013, 81, p. 138-145.Totstandkoming van overeenkomsten in de elektronische omgeving (met H.W. Wefers Bettink), Elektronisch contracteren. Stuurman, C. & Wefers Bettink, H.W. (eds.). SDU-uitgevers, p. 27-51 (Monografieën Recht en Informatietechnologie). 
    Employer:Van Doorne/Tilburg University
    Current job(s):
    • Lawyer/Partner at Van Doorne and head of the Information Technology group
    • Professor of Information Technology Regulation at the Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT), Tilburg University
    RESUME
  • H.W. Wefers Bettink  LL.M. Advocaat/mediator IT, Internet and IP     Partner IT, Internet en IP Houthoff Buruma (1993-2015 Associate Houthoff Buruma (1991-1993) Associate Nauta Dutilh law firm (1987-1991) Co-ordinator World Bank Project Revision Shipping Laws (Indonesia 1984-1987) Staff lawyer Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management (1980-1984) Wefers Bettink Mediation - Arbitration - Strategic advice Dutch Legal counsel in residence Yes!Delft (start up program Delft University) Arbitrator Netherlands Arbitration Institute;  Arbitrator and mediator WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation) WIPO Panelist in domain name cases since 2000; involved in around 125 decisions Lecturer Grotius Academy ICT law programme (2015: Software, property law and IP; 2001-2014: Electronic contracts)           Member of the IP Advisory Committee of the Netherlands Bar Association (2006-2012).      Intellectual Property Disputes (proprietors, licenses, infringement)  Disputes about IT contracts and in the execution of IT projects Disputes about cooperation contracts (joint venture, R&D, distribution) Shareholder disputes Start ups  Digitalisation of the civil legal proceedings: consequences for the litigation practice (in Dutch) Tijdschrift voor Civiele Rechtspleging 2015/1  Software relations– E.D.C. Neppelenbroek (review in Dutch) Maandblad voor Vermogensrecht 2015/1 Digital litigation in civil law (in Dutch) Computerrecht 2015/1 Domain name law in: Intellectual property and ICT, Series Monographs Law and Information Technology (in Dutch), SDU, July 2015 IP and the Internet, The Netherlands (with Thomas de Weerd) Globe Law and Business, May 2014 
    Employer:Wefers Bettink Mediation - Arbitration - Strategic advice
    Current job(s):
    • Advocaat/mediator IT, Internet and IP
    Previous job(s):
    • Partner IT, Internet en IP Houthoff Buruma (1993-2015
    • Associate Houthoff Buruma (1991-1993)
    • Associate Nauta Dutilh law firm (1987-1991)
    • Co-ordinator World Bank Project Revision Shipping Laws (Indonesia 1984-1987)
    • Staff lawyer Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management (1980-1984)
    RESUME