Dagvoorzitter: Tom Dorresteijn
Tom Dorresteijn is CEO of Studio Dumbar and has a background as strategist in the field of brand, design and communication. He is often described as an analytical mind, with the hearth of a designer.
Tom started his career with the leading public relations & public affairs agency in the Benelux at the time, Van Luyken. After managing the Brussels office he became deputy manager of the Head Office in the Netherlands. He worked for advertising agency FHV/BBDO and was founding partner of Proof, an agency specialised in corporate communication and internal branding.
Tom became strategy director and managing partner of Studio Dumbar in 2005. He is the driving force behind the joint venture in Shanghai and further international growth of Studio Dumbar's activities.
Tom was President of the Dutch Designers Association BNO from 2006 - 2012. Before that, Tom was co-founder and Chairman of BNO-platform 'Creating Brands' (2002 – 2004). Tom works and lectures all around the world: Canada, USA, China, South-Korea, Germany, France, United-Kingdom, United Arab Emirates