Mr. Paul Huizinga was born in the north of The Netherlands in a middle-class family as the youngest of three brothers. He followed pre-university education and various management courses. In his youth, he did horse riding and later on, he started competing in ballroom dancing. In the dance sport, he met his wife with whom he is already married for over 25 years. Since his youth, becoming a butler was a dream. After a long career in international banking, the opportunity to fulfill his dream came along and was rewarded by gaining the butler diploma at The International Butler Academy.
During his previous career, Mr. Huizinga oversaw different departments from 5 till 40 employees and was responsible for the yearly reviews and hiring of personnel. Because of this, he gained a lot of experience in placing the right person in the right place. With his open mind and working alongside with his staff, he and his team were rewarded with good results and customer satisfaction. During his career, Mr. Huizinga trained much staff.
House & household management
Managing a house(hold) is not so different from managing a department. Everything has to run smooth, on time, in accordance with the rules and exceeding expectations. All this with a keen eye for costs and the benefit of the employer. With this experience and understanding the world of butling, it is obvious that Mr. Huizinga went for teaching house and household management at The International Butler Academy. To challenge people to get the best out of themselves and invest it in their future is a challenge for Mr. Huizinga.