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About me

My name is Simon, and I’m an explorer by heart.

After a 14 year career as investment banker, I had enough of what became a senseless and confining golden cage, and finally resigned in 2019. What had already been my passion for many years – exploring consciousness and uncovering our human potential – became my full time vocation. (More about my background below) Initially driven by pain and yearning for purpose, it led me to find liberation, and became my passion to pass on the ultimate keys to unlock your own answers:

The Principles of Self Discovery and Creative Development are the catalyst and bridge from concept to reality, from separation to wholeness, from mind to heart, from ego to soul. They are at the heart of my offering and enable my mission: To empower you to become the prime creative force in your life and live a life true to your Self.

If that resonates join me on the journey of Self discovery!

It’s time to Be As You Are.


Concepts are the source of suffering if we blindly believe them, or a joyous & liberating springboard into reality. Join me on a journey of discovery, of what is true and what’s not!


Poetry is a fascinating medium that lives. I love pointing at the in-comprehensible or simply capturing the precious moments of life in language. Let yourself be animated.


Over the years, I had the joy and privilege to work with many people from all walks of life in my workshops, coaching and consulting practice. Read what they say about working with me.

My father being diagnosed and then dying from cancer in 2010, initiated a quest for finding purpose and myself. The last 10+ years – next to chasing money & status for significance career wise – I have been obsessed with ‘fixing’ and optimizing me… physically, intellectually, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. This odyssey let me down a path of exploration: countless coaches, therapists, counsellors, trainers, (fake) gurus… years of exercising mind & body, personal development, energy & belief work, psychedelics, biohacking, therapy, breathwork, esoteric practices, spiritual counselling, yoga, initiations you name it… obsessive reading and researching spending hours every day…. never arriving and being haunted for years (I spent a fortune on this quest). I had no real idea what I was actually really searching for all that time, where I wanted to go. And also no idea where I really was. There was just a deep longing for more. I was stressed without me acknowledging or even recognizing it. Trapped in the vicious circle of achievement. Little did I know that I was driven by regret, shame & anger about the past, and fear & worry about the future. Never in the present moment. 

The BIG revelations 

started to happen in 2019, when it became ever more obvious that all this stuff is just about dealing with and fixing symptoms at a surface level, but not dealing with the underlying cause. The real cause is us creating our circumstances & experiences through our subconscious mind without our knowing, until we know – and change it. I crashed a few times hard, until I started to really listen and to start waking up. Ever more clearly realising that I am causing my own suffering. And discovering that my beliefs actually didn’t make much sense at all! They were almost all negative and self defeating. Literally.

And – just beliefs. Not reality.

Where you are right now in life is a function of your reality filter = your perception of life. Your perception is based on your past beliefs, conditioning, adopted values and experiences. Your beliefs create your reality, which reconfirms your beliefs which recreates your reality (ad infinitum). A vicious circle, given the fact that +70% (Dr. Bruce Lipton) of beliefs are self sabotaging, negative, destructive and disempowering. Until you step out of that circle.

But also realizing that I have the power and the tools to break through my fears, thoughts & beliefs, and can create my dreams! So then that’s what I did.

And still do. I’m on the Hero’s Journey – and invite you to join me ❤️😀 There is nothing else as challenging but also as rewarding – the adventure of a lifetime!! Since then nothing really has been the same. Literally a quantum shift in all dimensions: From almost divorced to a loving & happy marriage. Leaving my corporate job to follow my heart. From shy, quiet, withdrawn, depressed, resentful and detached to enjoying speaking, teaching, organizing events and genuinely loving my Self :)!

My journey then let me further beyond my perception and to also realize the transpersonal dimension to our being. My mind was literally blown away to recognize that I am not the doer.
That I am ‘that’. All and nothing. And ‘I’ was very much humbled. My search ended.

And I found my purpose: To be & become who I already am. Since then my joy comes from sharing my discoveries and support others in aligning with their true nature and purpose!

After studying Economics & Finance and then 14 years Investment Banking managing several bn $ in derivative portfolios and a quite successful career by society’s standards (you can find my LinkedIn bio here), I changed paths in 2019. And quit the golden cage, which had kept me unfulfilled for years. Finally having the courage to leave my comfort zone and follow my heart to see what life is really about.

I became an entrepreneur and full time explorer of human potential, consciousness, life! Our miraculous being. With the passion to share my discoveries and empower others.

I have been running training workshops & events for a couple of years now:

  • From 2018-2021 I run Personal Development events until I recognized the limitation of ‘enhancing’ one’s personality (‘persona’ also means mask) and that

Life is really about breaking through and free beyond that limiting ‘mask’!

  • In 2019 I co-founded a platform to trained trainers in Advanced Thinking & Creative Consciousness, which we built up to +20 partners. For value differences I left
  • in October 2020, and launched my Podcast ‘Beyond Perception, where it’s about waking up to truth beyond perception & mainstream.
  • Since 2020 I am facilitating workshopstrainings and coachings in different forms, though always focused on creative Self development and dedicated to:

Becoming and being authentically one Self: True perfection – the only one that exists.

  • In April 2022 I embarked on a new adventure and started applying the Creative Principles, which I had deeply explored on another level. I became a partner and CFO in Tai Nuare, with the vision of restoring a natural paradise for humans to reconnect with their true being. By developing a regenerative and self-sustaining ecological sanctuary on an island in the Panamanian Caribbean sea. 💪💫❤️ (More tba soon.)


Some of the teachers I have been following closely and studied with over the years: Tony RobbinsJordan PetersonSeth GodinKern FrostWilliam WhitecloudRuth HuberStephen WolinskyPaul ElderAdyshantiCarsten PötterRobert Fritz (in no specific order). Every single one of them was a guide to me through one aspect of (relative) reality. And an important step on my journey to (my) Self. By learning what aligns with me and what doesn’t.

The ‘final’ step on my journey – the timeless presences of the sages Anandamayi Ma and Sri Ramana Maharshi. Eternal guiding lights to those that truly seek liberation. (Writing that, I am not implying I have ‘achieved’ something or am ‘special’. I continue learning and evolving but I feel now truly connected to my Self and live more and more guided by that inner reference. And that is ‘special’ to me :))

“The most beautiful homecoming is the return to oneself.”

— Goethe

Let’s schedule a free 30 min ‘Discovery Call’ today!