For Ethics & Compliance Officers and Integrity Coordinators

Target audience

  • Ethics & Compliance Officers
  • Integrity Coordinators
  • People acting as reporting channels for whistleblower / whistleblowing reporting officers
  • Confidential counsellors who want to know more about the upcoming legislation


This is an interactive course with plenty of opportunity to practice and for asking questions.

The topics:

  • Background of the Whistleblower Protection Act
  • The EU Directive and the Dutch Whistleblower Protection Act
  • The benefits of a good speak-up culture
  • Good practices
  • Coordinating investigations

Date, time and location

The next Dutch language course will take place on Thursday  June 9th 2022.

The program takes a full day from 9:30 to 17:00 with a break from 12.45 to 13.30.

The training will take place on a location in Utrecht under the condition that the minimum number of participants is reached. You will be notified about this max 2 weeks in advance.

Would you rather have an online or English language training? Please add a remark in the contact form below.


€595 (ex VAT), including a sandwich lunch and drinks afterwards.

Online training sessions will be €150 cheaper.

About the teachers

Geert Vermeulen is an experienced ethics & compliance professional. He has been the Chief Compliance Officer at two multinationals, where he coordinated hundreds of whistleblower reports. He is the former chairman of the Dutch Compliance Officers Association and regularly writes and speaks on compliance and integrity. In 2020, he received the National Compliance Award. Shortly thereafter, he founded De Integriteitscoördinator/The Integrity Coordinator, an external coordinator of whistleblower procedures. Geert also wrote the first draft of the brochure ‘Internal Investigations’ for the Dutch Whistleblowing Authority.

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The course will be provided in the Dutch language. Please indicate in the remarks/wishes if you prefer to participate in an online training or an English language training; this is also possible.