Jeffrey van der Veer - Defense professional

Royal Netherlands Army Major Jeffrey van der Veer is an Artillery officer with 20 years combined service and multiple tours in the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, Uruzgan Province Afghanistan and the Netherlands overseas protection/ security mission in the Netherlands Antilles. Jeffrey holds a Master’s degree in Military Strategic Studies with specialization War Studies. He was and still is involved in researching, emulating and the teaching of Design thinking into the Netherlands Army. Currently Major van der Veer attends the German Advanced Command and Staff College at the Führungsakademie in Hamburg. Where he lives with his wife Nitta and their three children.

The contribution of design in cultivating a culture of innovation?

My aim with  this paper is to contribute to a discourse on the subject how […]

Over the Horizon Podcast 5 – Designing Future Security: An International Roundtable on the Military Design Movement

For this podcast, Over the Horizon – an online journal affiliated with the US Air […]

NLD Contextual Military Design

This bulletin by Jeffrey van der Veer is used in the Netherlands army for and […]

The Rise of Design

Armies in contemporary warfare have been confronted with complexity. Modern day conflicts have evolved, causing […]