Willem founded Aquila Consulting Training & Coaching in 2004, after having worked as an international consultant for 9 years. He brings over 20 years of experience in the field of organizational development and training & coaching.

Willem RothuizenNext to that he is active as a facilitator of international meetings and congresses. With an extensive background in management, sales and customer services, he specializes in the areas of leadership, performance management, sales and negotiation. He has developed and facilitated trainings and workshops globally for both large and medium-sized companies in a variety of industries, in a profit and a non-profit environment.


Prior to becoming a facilitator/consultant, Willem was a Sales Marketing Manager for a larger international manufacturer in the Benelux. More recently he established an international trading company which he sold after 5 years in 2009 to a business partner.
Having a large experience in management and sales as well as in entrepreneurship he easily relates to participants in workshops/trainings and quickly helps them find application for what they are learning. He easily links theory to daily practice helping participants to make a match with their daily activities and performance.
His conviction is that humans are obliged to act, maintaining a world that serves both humans and nature in its best way. His favourite quote from Dale Carnegie focuses on the need to act: “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy”.


Willem enjoys sports (running and fitness) and also loves to walk and do bird watching. Furthermore, he enjoys good food, with a fine glass of wine, most of all in company of family and friends.