Drs. Wil(helmus) Burgmans

To introduce

A main interest and focus of drs. Wil(helmus (Burgmans) has been to improve human life through development of the qualities of consciousness, mind and heart. As the individual improves, the effects also extent to his immediate environment, his organization and company and, in a larger context, to society.
Leadership improvement plays a key role.


From an early interest in a deeper value of life, he first attended a regular high school intended for priest students.
Later, from a fresh interest in humanistic psychology and meditation, after one year as a physics student, he made the switch to psychology.
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”

He received a drs. (master) degree in educational psychology, with a minor in physiological psychology, including a minor thesis on consciousness and meditation.

Professional experience

Already since his student time he has been coaching and teaching meditation in the Netherlands. Later he helped to establish meditation and retreat centers in the Netherlands, Bali, Indonesia, and Poland.
In the eighties he followed a work-study program*) in Switzerland, taught didactics and educational psychology courses at a teacher training college in the Netherlands, and, along with a team of friends, taught meditation to all walks of life, including managers and executives.

Retreat center and consultancy

In the early nineties he has been one of the founders of a NGO Retreat Center in the Netherlands. During the years, his service at this center has been all-round, with a focus on teamwork, management, coaching, and receiving guests and groups from all walks of society.
From 2000 he also started services as an independent consultant, among others coaching and recruitment. After a study in Vedic Astrology in the late eighties and further self study, giving consultations for more light in life became one of his coaching services.

Leadership coaching

In collaboration with Franciscus van de Logt, founder of Enlightened Leadership, Drs. Wil Burgmans develops and teaches /coaches enlightened leadership programs.


  • Certified Visionary Leadership coach, taught by Oleg Konovalov
  • Certified in Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching
  • Certified in 360 Stakeholder Centered Assessment
  • MSCI graduate from Meru in Switzerland (*); Study of CI = Creative Intelligence in nature and consciousness.
  • Introductory course and self-taught on Vedic astrology.
  • Drs. (=master degree) educational psychology
  • Meditation teacher


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