''I am always keen to see people starting their enterprise and taking risks but with the ambition to not only serve their own interests but also those of the community. This is also the core of BiD networks' activities. I try to contribute to the organisation based on my own experiences.''
Herman Snelder is part of the BiD Network Board and owner and managing director of MDF ( www.mdf.nl). MDF is a worldwide company in the area of management and organisation. MDF delivers training, advisory and evaluation services but also implements large projects in the field of education and water. All their services focus on social impact eventually. MDF has 10 offices worldwide, Netherlands, Belgium, Ghana, RD Congo, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia. Herman has joined the organisation in 1989 after 10 years of field work in RD Congo and Rwanda. He became co-owner and director from 2000. In addition to being director he carries out advisory and evaluation missions. MDF adheres to the principles of Rhineland which is based on the principles of trust, craft (wo)manship and Relation with stakeholders.