Walter is an independent expert on creativity and the creative industries.
He shares his insights and ideas on ‘socio-economic creativity’ with private companies (new and existing) and public organizations to create added value.
Design thinking, brand building, scenario sketching are his working tools.
Next to that he is Head of the Market Department of the renowned Design Academy Eindhoven, Chairman of the Creative Board of Creative Cities Amsterdam Area and Cahirman ad interim of Dutch Design in Development
He is the former chairman and chief creative officer of the FHV/BBDO Marketing Communication Group in Amsterdam and member of the BBDO European Board. He was also Chairman of the Dutch Art Directors Club and member of the Dutch EFFIE jury, member of the advisory board of eu project Custom Fit and ambassador of the Dutch Design Awards