Country Coordinator India & Coordinator Centers of Excellence, PUM Netherlands Senior Experts
Leon Husson holds a PhD in Physics and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Wharton, USA. He has been member of the executive management team of the semiconductor division of Royal Philips. He currently has his own advisory services company with focus on business process improvement and organizational development. He has extensive board experience with a number of companies, including joint ventures between European, Asian and American partners. Since 2015, Leon is managing the activities in India of PUM Netherlands Senior Experts, a volunteer organization that was founded by the Dutch Employers’ Association (VNO-NCW) and is mainly funded by Dutch government. PUM is working with SME’s in emerging economies to help the entrepreneurs improve their business and become more self-sustaining, by providing hands-on practical advice. Key sectors include Agri and Food, Water and Waste, Sustainability and Skill development. Key measure of success is achieving lasting impact.