About us

ERIK DE JONG MSc. founded Dies Novus Training, a sole proprietorship. He has worked at ING Bank for 22 years in the area of international credit risk management as full time trainer, manager and analyst. Since 2010, he has been a freelance trainer, and is an external consultant to the House of Training Luxembourg in order to train credit staff in emerging markets. His goals are stimulating participants and increasing the enthusiasm about their job, preferably by discussing interesting case material.


Erik trained credit staff in China, Vietnam, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain, Malta, The Netherlands, Belgium, Brasil, Switzerland, Armenia, El Salvador, Georgia, Albania, Romania, Ukraine, Rwanda, Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Bosnia, Macedonia and Egypt.


Whenever the opportunity arises, it is a pleasure to co-operate with:

AD HENDRIKSE , who has worked at ING Bank for 30 years as front office manager and risk manager in the Netherlands and the last 7 years as full-time trainer.

Since 2008, Ad has been a freelance trainer, delivering soft skills workshops. Since 2016, he also advices companies to get loans from banks and other financial institutions.


STACHANOV , financial engineers with a no-nonsense attitude.


  • Financial modelling and simulation

  • Risk analytics and data mining

  • Cost-effective business process management solutions

AIGUL DJAILAUBEKOVA and her team at InnoVision Management Consultancy.

Aigul worked in the Netherlands at ING Bank and MeesPierson and was Board Member at several banks in Kazakhstan: Citibank Kazakhstan, HSBC Kazakhstan, Tsesnabank and Kazkommertsbank. She is familiar with all kinds of lending and treasury activities and was involved in strategic and operational management, compliance and regulatory matters, and supervised business development with SME’s and top-tier corporate clients.