Anne-Maartje Oud studied dramatic expression by means of word and gesture at the Dutch School of Arts. She graduated as a teacher/director. Her thesis centred on the role of a theatre-maker as a professional trainer and after her graduation Anne-Maartje starting working as an actor, giving workshops on presentation techniques and non-verbal communication.
During her 5-year employment at a reputable training agency she specialised as a personal behavioural consultant in effective communication. She took courses in rational emotive behavioural therapy and leadership and group dynamics dynamics. In 2006, she set up her own consultancy and training agency The Behaviour Company.
Anne-Maartje specialises in non-verbal communication and communication skills. She teaches leaders, executives and managers effective communication, profiling and influencing others. In addition, Anne-Maartje Oud lectures at several universities in The Netherlands. Clients characterise Anne-Maartje as involved, enthusiastic, sincere and confrontational.