Ruud Hendrikx studied Art and Film Sciences and started out as TV-reporter for Dutch national TV. After years of reporting around the world he started working as a manager in the TV business. Later he studied Business Administration and worked as a manager for a number of organizations. In 2006 he started his own management consultancy. Over the years he specialised in organizational change and self organizing teams. Based on his experiences he developed a management concept centered around positive control principles and horizontal management, called Fair Leadership. Currently he is assisting Global textware introducing self organizing teams in their organization.