We’ll teach you how to use presentations, stories and drawings to inspire your audience, and bring your ideas to life!

When you’ve completed our training, your presentations will be perfectly clear and convincing, you’ll know how to inspire your audience and get them moving, you’ll feel confident and relaxed presenting, and you’ll be able to transmit complex information with the help of images.

Our team

Yolanda Bakker
+31 (0)6 41251656
Yolanda is a partner at De Monchy & Bakker. For more than 15 years, she’s been teaching people in large and small organisations about creating clear and convincing presentations, and how to enjoy giving them. Yolanda also assists teams in jointly drawing up strategic plans. She works for various organisations, including AFM, TenneT, KPN, De Nederlandsche Bank, Meijburg & Co, Altran, Gibbs, Stichting MOVE, Synechron, Rhythm and Cultuur&Ondernemen.
Floris de Monchy
+31 (0)6 24506122
Floris is a partner at De Monchy & Bakker. He has taught thousands of managers, specialists and consultants how to design their presentations in a way that makes them easy to grasp and convincing, even for the most critical audiences. Floris also teaches professionals how to get the audience’s attention and use powerful pitches to get them onboard. He works for various organisations, including Alliander, KPN, Heineken, PostNL, Elsevier, ECB, Bynder, Albert Heijn, Clifford Chance, Tata Steel and Oxyma.
Sarannah Vonk
+31 (0)6 44838785
Sarannah is a trainer and consultant at De Monchy & Bakker. She teaches people to create highly effectively stories and convert them into clear, well-organised slides that get the message across and convince the audience. She also teaches storytelling, and supervises organisations in the effective use of storytelling. She works for various organisations, including KPN, Alliander, VodafoneZiggo, PostNL, Pels Rijcken, De Nederlandsche Bank, Heineken and Amsterdam UMC.
Maaike Dokter
+31 (0)20 - 428 95 50
Maaike is a trainer and consultant at De Monchy & Bakker. She teaches people to create convincing stories by applying a logical structure to their advisory reports and plans.
Sanne Slopsema
+31 (0)20 - 428 95 50
Sanne is a trainer and visual consultant at De Monchy & Bakker. She helps clients create a convincing story, where text and images reinforce each other. In the Just Draw It! course, she teaches participants to convey their stories and ideas through simple and stimulating drawings. She works for various organisations, including KPN, Alliander, TenneT, VodafoneZiggo, Enable-U, Tata Steel, NS, Woningnet, Keylane and Enexis.
Vibeke Otter
+31 (0)6 83417890
Vibeke is a trainer and consultant at De Monchy & Bakker. She teaches people how to structure their advisory reports and plans logically, and turn them into clear, attractive presentations. She works for various organisations, including Tata Steel, KPN, Bynder, VodafoneZiggo, Qirion, NS, Enexis, Body & Fit, Jaarbeurs, KPMG and Synechron.

Experiences from
our clients

“I had so much confidence that I was able to enthusiastically tell my story from memory.”
Marcel Verstraten, HTM Personenvervoer
“I’ve gained more awareness of the type of story that you can tell, and the elements involved in constructing each kind of story. Stories interweaving individuality, emotions and personal experiences had the greatest impact and inspired the highest engagement of both the speaker and listener, even those dealing with technical subjects.”
Carmen Stevens-Levert, CompaNanny
“For anyone who wants to escape the limits of PowerPoint, visual storytelling adds life to ideas and complex information. Your presentation also never comes to a halt because of technical problems, and the audience can easily remember the transmitted information. In other words, just draw it!”
Kirsten van Rijn, KPN
“During the training, I learned to structure a story. This skill will be useful to me for the rest of my career.”
Marjolein Broekhuisen, KPN
“Basing my presentation on the Pyramid Principle was a breath of fresh air. The slide-making process went well, and the story was logical and easy to tell.”
Ivo Blokker, PostNL
“In a short time, we managed to create a clearly constructed vision that was received with enthusiasm.”
Peter van Veelen, Gemeente Rotterdam
“The training was very useful for me. It built up my confidence for future presentations.”
Janneke Schmidt, Maxus + Helder
“In the past, I never discussed content, but that’s suddenly all changed. Everyone was very enthusiastic about the things we found out, and lots of suggestions arose about the content of next year's programme.”
Edith van Dijk, De Ruiter Seeds
“Our documents are now much more relevant. They’re targeted, with properly reasoned proposals all clearly and convincingly set out in a report.”
Co den Hartog, Alliander
“The training helped us design clear, sharp and convincing presentations.”
Justin van Loon, Stevin Technology Consultants
“The 1-to-1 presentation supervision is incredibly personal and inspirational. I was welcomed with open arms, and I learned how to be myself during presentations very quickly.”
Lisa, Stichting MOVE
“I never thought that I’d be able to draw like this, but in fact it’s really simple!”
Joyce Ohello, Rabobank
“Enjoyable training! I learned a lot about drawing techniques and strategies in a relatively short time, above all through plenty of practice.”
Hildo Bonnema, de Volksbank (SNS)
“It was all very interesting and enlightening. Thanks to this training, I now have more tools to give effective presentations! The training was very entertaining, and the trainer highly knowledgeable and skilled. I highly recommend it!”
Harold Horn, PostNL
“The training covered a whole range of aspects in terms of content and skills, from conception to final presentation. The book and the follow-up provide me more insight in the areas where I still needed some assistance.”
Gonnette Nielen, ING
“I learned and experienced the power of a good 'Who am I' story, namely that an audience is much more open when you share something personal with them. I managed to get my audience engaged in my passion for process optimisation by looking back at my former part-time job in the kitchen of a snack bar.”
Astrid van Leeuwen, Amsterdam UMC, VUmc
“I’m really glad I chose De Monchy & Bakker for my team. The coaches have the patience, perception and attention needed to give every participant the perfect tools to convey a story.”
James Doeland, ABN Amro
“It was a valuable training on transmitting a story clearly and powerfully. Participating with the team made it even more useful. It helped us create a common approach, and I think that supporting each other and knocking ideas about is very useful in practice.”
Edmond Vossen, Enexis
“We’re now better at enthusing our customers with our analyses and ideas.”
Maton Sonnemans, VODW