Niels Groen


Niels Groen (1984) is partner at BlinkLane. Niels has extensive experience as an advisor for clients in both the private and public sector. He assists clients on issues in the fields of strategy, effective program and project organizations, and scaling agile. Moreover, Niels holds a PhD in policy and governance, based on his research on escalating public IT-projects. His research work has been published in the book 'De Bodemloze Put'. Clients most value Niels’ highly analytical and yet simultaneously creative way of thinking. As a result, he is able to quickly grasp the issue at hand, and come up with surprising solutions. Moreover, his ability to communicate in a clear and non-threatening manner helps him to realize goals that require the involvement of multiple stakeholders.

About Niels


  • Agile and Lean principles and methods
  • Project management
  • Project design


  • 2012 - now BlinkLane Consulting
  • 2010 - 2012 Altran Technologies
  • 2007 - 2010 DCE Consultants


  • PhD Governance & Policy Analysis at Maastricht University
  • Master International Business at Maastricht University