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biography

RONALD HEISTER

Ronald F.A. Heister (Netherlands, 1965) made his studies in law, communications & marketing. His career started working for nationwide public television & radio (AKN) in the Netherlands. As a young journalist, Ronald presented the daily news and popular nationwide entertainment programs and events such as the North Sea Jazz Festival and inside the Royal Concert Hall in Amsterdam.

 

His experience in politics and governmental communications was value added to the (capital) City of Amsterdam, where Ronald Heister was appointed Director of Communications to the Mayor & Aldermen.

 

In 2008, Ronald Heister founded his own international Public Relations company, based in Amsterdam serving several national and international businesses and organizations like Gazprom International St. Petersburg, China Eastern Airlines, Skolkovo Foundation Moscow, the European Institute for Technology and Innovation, performing artists and other celebrities.

TIME LINE

Sir Richard Branson

THE START

One of Ronald’s first clients was Sir Richard Branson, President of the Virgin Group. As Accredited Space Agent, Ronald was involved in one of the most interesting technological endeavors of our time: commercial space travel.

Director for Communications

THE BIG PROJECT

As Executive Director for Communications of a public private partnership between the City of Amsterdam and 11 housing corporations and project developers, Ronald Heister was responsible for the marketing and promotion of 130.000 houses in Amsterdam Nieuw West, the largest urban renovation project of Europe.

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima

KING AND QUEEN

Ronald enjoyed participating in the organization of the marriage between their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands in 2002 for which he was granted an official decoration by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix.

European Union Climate-KIC

UNION

Ronald Heister was asked to set a communications strategy and implementation programme for the European Union: Climate-KIC. This EU body is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate change, consisting of dynamic companies, the best academic institutions and the public sector in the EU.

SPHERIUM

SPACE

For his efforts in the commercial space industry, the Russian Federation granted Ronald Heister a medal of Honor at a Gala evening organized by Ronald Heister PR for the International Space Transport Association celebrating 50 years of human space transportation.

Andre Kuipers

CELEBRATE

In today’s world where social media and tech is all over, Ronald Heister is a strong advocate for personal relations. And considers it a great honor to have attended the launch to space of astronaut Andre Kuipers in Baikonur (Kazachstan) and to have met many scientific, industrial and political leaders like the President of the United States & the President of Europe.

PR4ALL

THE COMPANY

In 2016 Ronald established PR4ALL, an innovative online PR and Marketing Agency with the aim of sharing his life time experience by providing professional support and expertise to SME business owners using technology and innovation.

LEXI

THE PRESENT

Logo of LEXI As to date, Ronald Heister is involved in creating a high tech virtual reality platform where smart contracts, artificial intelligence, blockchain and SAAS technology is being used and translated into easy to use value added for businesses.