Executive General Manager (EGM) (since late November 2020) & Chair of the Performance Committee (since January 2021)
- Human Resources
- Sponsors and Partners
- Coach Education
TJ comes with extensive experience in leadership, strategy, development, events and stakeholder relations. TJ has a rich history in badminton, representing the Netherlands in the 90s and early 2000’s before moving on to a National Coaching role with the Peruvian Badminton Federation. TJ made his mark in New Zealand, where he was an integral part of the Waikato Badminton Association first as Director of Coaching and later as CEO guiding the organisation through a major governance and operational restructure. TJ was also the Badminton NZ National Coach and High Performance Manager for several years which included leading NZ teams to the 2006 Commonwealth Games, the 2008 Olympics, Thomas & Uber Cups finals, and various World Junior Championships. TJ and his family relocated to the Mornington Peninsula early in 2019.