Entrepreneur and marketing mogul, Huib Van Bockel has been at the forefront of the success of some of the world’s biggest brands. Transforming his experience and passion into a venture of his own, Huib has created a business that gives back to the planet. As such an established figure on corporate social responsibility and the role of business in climate action, Huib is a highly sought-after speaker for events. Able to discuss his career in marketing, entrepreneurialism, and environmental causes, Huib is a transformative corporate speaker armed with strategies for success.
Best known for his entrepreneurial debut as the Founder of TENZING Natural Energy, Huib established the business in his 40s, proving you’re never too old to make a difference. Developing the 100% natural energy drink, Huib aimed to combine his passion for the environment with his knowledge of the energy drink sector, with incredible results. TENZING is now one of the fastest-growing drinks brands in the UK and one of the most environmentally conscious. From donating 5% of their profits to fund environmental projects, to becoming the first soft drinks company to display the product’s carbon footprint on the can, Huib is a pioneer in the field of corporate sustainability.
Prior to forging his own venture, Huib began his career at Unilever, training for a management position, before he joined MTV Networks where he expanded his knowledge on social media and social networking. Armed with media and marketing experience, Huib later spent eight years as the Head of Marketing for Red Bull UK. As part of this role, Huib was pivotal in launching the Red Bull magazine, TV channel and digital presence. He has published a book ‘The Social Brand’ which expands on his insights in marketing in a digital era.
As a speaker, Huib has presented at numerous events, a popular addition due to his evident success, conscious business principles and future-proofed ideals. Backed by his experience. Huib can transform corporate audiences into educated, environmental teams that make a difference.
Huib van Bockel is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:
“His presentation was perfect—prepared, humorous, and humble. He was received very favourably by the audience. Huib is a terrific speaker for both marketing and customer experience related events. We’d absolutely recommend and hire him again.”