Joost van Lier

Managing consultant

  • Phone+31 6 35122643
  • Digital strategy & execution
  • Digitale Strategy & Architecture

As managing consultant and independent architect, Joost makes an impact as a director of solutions within digital transformations. His focus areas are: digital transformations, digital business strategies, (enterprise) architecture, and the deployment of existing and new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and IoT. In addition to his role as an independent architect and advisor, Joost also contributes to the realization: he also helps clients in roles such as strategic advisor, project and program manager, and (strategic) information manager. Joost fulfills these roles at public organizations such as the national and local government, healthcare, education, the security domain, and commercial organizations. In all roles, Joost works under the motto: ‘ICT serves people’. Joost takes care of the transformation, with a heart for the people in the organization!

As managing consultant, Joost is not only an advisor but also a manager and point of contact for the Digital Architecture & Design expertise group within Highberg.


  • 2024 - current Managing Consultant Digital Architecture & Design - Highberg
  • 2015 - 2023 Senior Consultant & Lead Architect/Managing Consultant Strategy & Architecture - VKA
  • 2008 - 2015 Microsoft consultant - Centric Netherlands


  • Leadership Development Program - Nyenrode Business University
  • Master Business Information Management - Rotterdam School of Management
  • Bachelor business economics - Hogeschool Rotterdam

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