Founder, Museale Zaak Company; organizer, Erfgoed 2.0 Project.
Develops museum concepts on engagement, sustainability and relevancystrategy for museums. He helps them as an advisor and concept developer to restore connections and become socially purposeful. Theo works worldwide to strengthen museums and to train museum professionals. At the moment he works at the Dutch Open Air Museum in Arnhem on their new museum identity and positioning and on connecting this to concept development throughout the museum and museum networks. Besides he works on a project about shared heritage between Russia and the Netherlands, connecting four former Romanov palaces around St Petersburg with four palaces in the Netherlands with mobile storytelling about Anna Pavlovna, who became queen of the Netherlands in the nineteenth century.
He got his Master degree in Art and Heritage education in 2015.
He held positions like Head of Museum Affairs / Head curator at Technology Museum HEIM (Oyfo) in Hengelo, and Head curator / interim director at the Municipality Museum of Weesp.
Theo was a lecturer at the Reinwardt Academy, a bachelor course heritage at the Amsterdam University of the Arts for 12 years and for 5 years he has been a guest lecturer, coach and examiner at the Master Art Education of the Fontys University of Applied Arts in Tilburg.