The Network

Leuvion works with a small team of consultants, all passionate about business development in a global context.
Their vast experience in global business development & intercultural management is complemented with a business and consultancy career of at least 20 years. A valuable mix.

Marianne grew up in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She holds a Masters Degree in Organisational Psychology from the State University of Leiden. Since 1998, Marianne is an independent management consultant and trainer based in Barcelona.

She specialized in guiding strategy conferences and team coaching for international teams and worked among others for the European Commission in Brussels , multinationals such as Shell, DSM , ICI, Akzo Nobel and is a lecturer and trainer associated with the Business Schools IESE and EADA in Barcelona.

Through more than 20 years of experience, Marianne is now an expert in guiding international managers and multicultural teams within organizations and she does this with passion in English, Dutch and Spanish.


Paul has an extensive training, learning and facilitative background working in many market segments, such as Petrochemical, Plastics, Agrochemical, Food, Acrylic, Biochemical, Engineering, Adhesive, Personal Care, Paint, Construction and Electronic materials.

Operating at most levels within each of the above segments, Paul is skilled at interacting personally with people from graduates to operators, functional leaders and directors of major businesses.

He has worked in most international locations, from North America through Middle East, Russia, India, Far East, Australia, South America and Europe.

Facilitation is his main strength, based upon the many training and learning interventions he has developed over the years, having experienced most development situations, training delivery and learning.

A good traveller, culturally adept and skilful in designing solutions to match your specific needs.


Ronny got a degree in Engineering (ir) at the K.U. Leuven.
He can look back on a successful industrial experience for Philips Electronics of more than 30 years, from which 15 years in the Far East: Malaysia, Singapore, China and another two years in Hungary.

His major skills and experience has been in the start up of new companies in countries around the globe, upon which he brought these companies to maturity and profitability in the management position of Operations Manager or General Manager.

Ronny Teaches from 2008 onwards ‘Marketing in China’ at the VUB – BICCS (Vrije Universiteit Brussel – Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies). He is author of the book: Navigating through Chaos in China: A Cultural and Business Compass for Managers and Business Leaders.

Other articles from his hand are:

  • China Calling: a message for Human Resources.
  • The Psyche of Chinese-ness: and why the Chinese excel in entrepreneurship and why the Chinese women take in a favored place in business.
  • De psychologie van de Chinezen: of waarom de Chinezen uitblinken in het ondernemen.
  • Marketing op zijn Chinees in China.

Ronny is a management Consultant and also gives lectures in English and Dutch on China, covering the needs of different groups and levels of intrests.