About The Author



Dean Hasse was born in Finland and educated in The Netherlands. He has a degree in law and served two years in the Dutch army. For half of his professional life, he worked for the Dutch government in various positions, including ten years as director of general healthcare at the ministry of health. During the second part of his professional life, he travelled worldwide as a consultant and project manager. During his career, he learned how and why politics and civil service do (not) work. He also learned that the same mechanisms are everywhere, in private enterprise as well as in public office. His free time was spent as a volunteer in sport and patient organizations. For his efforts, the Queen of the Netherlands appointed him Officer in the Order of Orange.