Building and scaling capabilities
PARK Consulting is founded by Frans Joziasse and Tim Selders in the Netherlands and Germany.
PARK's first client is Sony Personal Audio Europe, working on their European Design Strategy.
PARK employs its first full-time consultants - Professor Aart van Bezooyen and Assistant Professor Jasper van Kuijk.
PARK sees significant success amidst a global financial crisis, and builds long-term relationships with BMW, LEGO, PANalytical, Grundfos and Reckitt Benckiser.
PARK expands team to 12 consultants from 8 different nationalities.
Grow, a spin-off of the LEGO Design Academy is founded with the aim of ‘empowering design leaders’ through education in the areas of Design Management and Design Leadership.
PARK goes stateside with the launch of PARK and Grow USA, led by Jay Peters.
PARK establishes the Design for Humanity movement, gathering 30 leaders of design in Hamburg for the inaugural D4H retreat.
PARK launches a major upgrade of the digital platform used to support the delivery of Grow programmes.
Grow celebrates its 2000th student graduation with the delivery of cross-company and in-company programmes in the USA, UK, Germany, Norway, Ireland, Estonia and Slovenia.
PARK celebrates its 25th anniversary. Company ownership transitions from Frans Joziasse to James Hall and Andy Sharpe.
PARK simplifies its service offer and re-brands every touchpoint across the business. Grow becomes PARK Academy.