Are you eager to bring out the best creative leader you can be? Are you up to a major innovation challenge?

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Whether you are a commercial entrepreneur, work in a corporate environment, or are a social innovator, our programs are tailored for professional leaders that hold a significant strategic responsibility, and are active in a transformational/growth area. We are constantly growing our community of visionaries, each of whom are filled with a wealth of ideas and are preparing for a break-through.


THNK can help you to become the best possible creative leader you can be and will provide outstanding support to make your innovative endeavor a big success.


Our objective is not to fill a classroom, it is to support creative leaders and build a global community of practitioners that collaborate in developing creative solutions to large social challenges.


Please schedule a call to find out more about how to get involved, or contact a member of our recruitment team directly, by emailing either Eduard (Amsterdam), Lisa (Amsterdam), Oona (Vancouver) or Livia (Lisbon). Each member of our team has experience and passion for a variety of areas related to social change, entrepreneurship and business innovation. They are keen to understand your situation, plans and needs in order to recommend the perfect THNK opportunity for you or your organization.


Our team works between 9am and 5pm CEST (Amsterdam and Lisbon), 9am and 5pm PST (Vancouver). If you would like to arrange a call outside of these hours, please specify below.

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Our Recruitment Team

Eduard Burer

Eduard Burer (Amsterdam)

Phone: +31 6 30 21 09 90

Email: eduard.burer@thnk.org

Twitter: @ejlburer

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Lisa Ring

Lisa Ring (Amsterdam)

Phone: +31 6 30 70 51 22

Email: lisa.ring@thnk.org

Twitter: @LisaAnnRing

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Oona Eager

Oona Eager (Vancouver)

Email: oona.eager@thnk.org

Twitter: @OonaSimone

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Ben Tirone Nunes

Ben Tirone Nunes (Lisbon)

Email: admissionslisbon@thnk.org

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3 Steps to joining a THNK Program


Step 1: establish a contact

Send us your contact details to schedule a call or meeting. We will take a look at your LinkedIn and confirm a time and date to connect.


Step 2: explore opportunity

We will discuss your passion, perceived purpose, and future aspirations to determine the right program for your personal or organization’s needs. This can take place by phone or Skype, and we always welcome in-person meetings at our various THNK Homes around the world!


If applying for our Creative Leadership Program, an important topic in during this discussion is your Acceleration plan. This could be to lead a break-through innovation within your organization, to accelerate the growth of your business or social enterprise, or to kick-start a new venture with significant potential. The most important question for us at this stage is how will you make use of coaching and mentoring support from THNK?


Step 3: decide on location and timing

We will discuss the best choice of THNK location for you. Our locations focus and specialize on a number of different Challenge topics, which result in slight differences in curriculum and program length.


Our Creative Leader Programs start at different times throughout the year around the world, therefore we like to ensure your program participation coincides with the right phase of development of your chosen Acceleration project. Establishing the optimal fit will return the best impactful results.


Tuition fees are program specific. This covers all materials, food, beverages and instruction for individual modules and courses. Costs for our annual festivals, travel and accommodation are not included in the tuition fee as these vary according to individual participant needs. We have also have a limited number of partial scholarships are available.


During the time between expressing your interest in a THNK program and talking with a member of our team, you can read through our FAQs for more info.



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