Sander Tideman is a senior member of the Winning From Within transformational faculty at Mobius, specialized in leadership development with a focus on shared value strategy and societal leadership. He works with companies and institutions across the globe. He has special expertise in banking and finance, law and professional services, public agencies and the not-for-profit sector.
Sander’s work centers on the interplay between business and society, engaging with issues such as leadership development, sustainability strategy and innovation, stakeholder collaboration, and creating sustainable high performance. He takes a special interest in Asia, where he has taken on high-level assignments on complex issues and where he lived for ten years. His mission is to help organizational leaders to develop the capacity to effectively respond to the new challenges of this time, utilizing the full potential of the mind. He integrates principles of yoga and mind-training into his leadership development work.
Sander (co-) authored many articles and books, including Sustainable Development in Central Asia, Mind over Matter - Towards a New Paradigm in Leadership of Business and Economics, and Business as Instrument for Societal Change, co-authored with H.H. the Dalai Lama.
In addition to his work with Mobius, Sander serves on the faculty of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). He started his career practicing law at Baker & McKenzie (Amsterdam and Taipei office) with a focus on emerging markets. Sander then turned to international finance, in leadership roles at ABN AMRO Bank in China and Triodos Bank. He went on to complement his legal/financial expertise with leadership, strategy and organizational change, as he believed that these are indispensible knowledge domains for tackling the world’s increasing economic, social and ecological challenges. He serves on several boards of social enterprises and NGO’s.
He speaks English and Dutch fluently and has working knowledge of German and Mandarin Chinese. He loves outdoor trekking, skiing, skating, yoga and soccer.