Roel Wagter is a management consultant, associate partner Solventa, co-supervisor at Radboud University Nijmegen, lecturer in masterclass enterprise architecture at the Netherlands Architecture Forum, chairman of the GEA Growth Platform Foundation and obtained his doctorate from Radboud University Nijmegen in the field of enterprise architecture. He has held many directorial, management and advisory positions in which he has gained more than 30 years of experience. This experience forms the basis of his ideas in the field of enterprise architecture, including the use of this field in the world of mergers & acquisitions. He is the founding father and first author of the internationally renowned method DYA (Dynamic Enterprise Architecture). In early 2006, he initiated and became responsible for the ‘General Enterprise Architecting (GEA)’ innovation program. In 2007/2020 he published about 40 books / scientific papers and articles in professional journals in the field of enterprise architecture. He founded the GEA Growth Platform Foundation as part of this innovation program. Large organizations from the government, industry and scientific world participate in this. In 2016 he was awarded the NAF medal by the Netherlands Architecture Forum.