Hans is an ‘Olympian, commentator and tech guy’. He is currently Head of Operations for Belong, a New Zealand employee benefits and rewards platform designed with the needs of Kiwi businesses in mind (www.belong.nz).
Hans has worked in businesses large and small in New Zealand and Canada, in leadership roles. He is passionate about small business success. He believes that workplaces that truly understand and support their people’s lives and dreams will be the future business winners.
Hans has always enjoyed introducing innovation that solves problems by doing things in a new way. With the Toronto Blue Jays he built one of the first websites for professional sport. He project managed the introduction of internet banking to ASB Bank in 1997. With Belong, he is now making life better for people in smaller businesses with an affordable, easy to use employee reward and sales promotion platform.
Hans is also a television commentator, most recently doing curling commentary at the 2018 Winter Olympics. He competed for New Zealand at the 2006 Winter Olympics. He lives in Auckland.