Who is Ria van Dinteren

Ria van Dinteren is an established author of five books on brain learning and neuroscience. She finished a master study on education management at the University of Roehampton in 2007. Her central themes are leadership, neuroscience, and innovation. As member of the advisory board of TVOO, University Amsterdam, and O&O, Ria is involved in the human resource development field, higher education, and neuroscience. As an educational expert and business management expert, she is also a certified facilitator who coaches teams and organizations. Ria conducts master classes for using brain techniques for learning and innovating in healthcare, education, and industry. She is also a well-known speaker in the Netherlands. And has spoken at ATD ICE.


  • teaching (university of applied science Aeres and SN University)
  • management development
  • performance coaching
  • consulting


  • HRD award in 2017 for lifelong contribution to the HRD profession, received from NVO2, Dutch HRD professional network
  • Nomination Management book of the year 2011