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Unleashing innovation to education

Jelle van den Berg

Jelle holds a Master Degree in Fiscal Economics, which merges insights from economics, business economics and law. Since 1998 he is a lecturer at Erasmus University Rotterdam and advisor of HES Rotterdam, the Rotterdam University of Applied Science.

Besides lecturing he designs and deploys new ways of knowledge transfer and dissemination of information through new media.

Jelle is the creator of the Expatise News Service™ tool.



Robert Bockstart

Robert studied New media & digital culture and graduated on the structural and substantive features of digital literature. Contemporary developments about new publishing & training methods and the ever-growing importance of using video in corporate learning environments constantly have his attention and interest. 

Robert works for Sonic Foundry International, global leader for video capture, management and webcasting solutions within the corporate sector, but also dominant in the health, government and education sector. At Expatise Academy Robert is involved in the development of the Expatise Online Video Library of GM, Comp&Ben and Payroll video lessons.



Peter Kavelaars

Peter has been a professor of Fiscal Economy at the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam since 1996. In addition, since 1989 he has served as director of the Academic Desk at Deloitte Tax Advisers in Rotterdam. Since 1997 he is also a partner in the firm. Before that period he was professor in Tax law in the University of Leiden, was employed in the academic staff of the Fiscal Economic Institute of Erasmus University Rotterdam and - as a government tax inspector - he was seconded to the Department of Public Finances and Tax Law in the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His auxiliary activities include: Chief editor of Pension Memorandum, chief editor of a Fiscal Notebook, and editor of Pensions & Practice. Peter has also edited/co-edited and authored/co-authored a number of books.


Hans Mulder

Hans is executive professor at the Antwerp Management School and Standish European research director. In addition, Hans is lecturer at the Police Academy of the Netherlands. He received his Phd. at Delft University of Technology (Information Systems department), his Master of Science in Business Administration (MScBA) at Nijenrode Business Universiteit in 1994 and his Bachelor of Science in ICT at The Hague University of Professional Education (Informatics) in 1993. Furthermore, he has published more than 100 articles in specialist journals and international magazines, and is the author of several books such as 'Simplicity in Complexity'​.


Frank Werger

Since 1999, Frank Werger has been a lecturer and research assistant at the Erasmus University Tax Institute.
Frank is also employed by Deloitte and owner of Werger TaxCompany.
Associate work is: author at Kluwer publishers and SDU Publishers, board member Loonhefffingen NOB, scientific adviser at
Politics The Hague, board member at SOB, teaches various courses at SOB.

On March 17, 2011, Frank Werger was promoted. The title of his dissertation is Loonsomheffing.

FIDI Academy

Expatise Academy and FIDI Academy, both leading education institutions in the field of Global Mobility (GM), have joined forces and will work together towards worldwide recognition of the complexity and importance of the GM functions for the overall success of the organisation and well-being of the assignee and their family.

Through this coalition, Expatise and FIDI will not only cover the full process of GM, incorporate the interests of all stakeholders in the GM value chain and reach all ranks within the GM domain. By combining their respective expertise, they will raise the bar and become the Gold Standard for high quality, innovative and competence-driven education on behalf of the HR GM, Relocation and International Moving industry.

As a result, they will contribute to the further professionalization of the GM functions, the branding of GM as a profession and credible certification of GM professionals and the organizations that they work for.

To view the full range of topics offered by the FIDI Academy, check the course catalogue.  

The FIDI Academy also promotes career development by recognising and rewarding individuals and companies that encourage industry knowledge. Read more about career points here.

For more information on in-house training and workshops, do not hesitate to contact us at

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