A.R.J. (Rob) Halkes, MHA, Drs

Mr. Rob Halkes, located in the Netherlands, is The Fox Group’s lead consultant in the EU and has over 30 years experience and is passionate about healthcare reform. He is outcome directed and patient-oriented. Rob completed his study of social sciences at the University of Utrecht with a masters degree in educational sciences, and later earned a Masters of Health Administration degree at the TIAS Business school in the Netherlands.


Mr. Halkes worked with Van Spaendonck Management Consultants in organizational development in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, food, and financial services industries.  Expertise includes strategic and professional development, innovation, mergers, development of care modules for General Practitioners, (e)health, and medical technology.  From 2006 onwards he has been working on a number of projects to develop, install and implement (e)health applications.  He is often asked to present his experience in (e)health, to healthcare organizations, medical providers and software companies.  Additional experiences are in governance redesign, marketing, and sales operations.  Rob’s healthcare consulting work has been throughout Europe, Canada, the US, and Russia.  Additionally, Mr. Halkes is fluent in Dutch, English, German, and has a limited working proficiency in French.