Jan empowers people and organisations to do good. Since 2001, he has been in the professional charity fundraising and NGO sector, starting his career as a volunteer in an orphanage in Guatemala. He was then trained to become a professional fundraiser and worked as Major Gift and Development Director in an international NGO. Jan is co-founder of the Major Giving Institute and supports the fundraising sector with engagements in national fundraising associations. He is also an author and video blogger. He likes getting and sharing new knowledge, especially in major giving, digital fundraising, and fundraising basics/implementation. Participants of his keynotes and workshops like his enthusiasm, passion, and highly motivational style of speaking, inspiring, and interacting with people.