Participants Geert Kloppenburg Both nationally and internationally Geert Kloppenburg provides strategic consulting, lectures and workshops. Besides that his skills make him an excellent chairman. His fields of expertise are urban connectability, liveability, innovation and entrepreneurship. Geert’s mentality is proactive, his vision is integral. He connects all facets by both leveling in on street level and by zooming out on regional level. This method provides him with solutions with a direct trade perspective. Because achieving long-term goals means short-term action.