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Since 2016 I'm Head of Research & Consultancy at Colliers International Netherlands. Before the merger with WPM Groep, I was responsible for Research and Consultancy of this real estate management organization. Within Colliers International Research & Consultancy, I focus on realizing the internal and external goals we have set in our strategy, together with the development of the Research & Consultancy team in order to follow our mission: “To continuously enhance Colliers thought leadership by delivering fact based insights, innovative solutions and disruptive perspectives”. In addition, I continuously seek for business development opportunities with all teams of Colliers International Netherlands, cooperate with the Colliers EMEA Research-team, enhance knowledge development and provide consultancy services to external clients. I work for investors, (local) governments, project developers, retailers and law firms, advising them on both a strategic-tactic and operational level. My expertise lies in the field of commercial real estate and specifically retail.

Before Colliers International and WPM Groep, I used to work for ECORYS for more than seven years, the last four years as senior consultant retail. Ecorys is a consultancy firm focusing on spatial and economic development. In this period I worked for many different clients, with a wide collection of projects: feasibility studies, portfolio analysis, second opinions, retail visions, concept development, market analysis, impact assessments, reviews and location studies for retailers. In 2011 I was project leader of the Randstad Koopstromenonderzoek (spatial consumer expenditure) on behalf of the province of Utrecht, Noord-Holland, Zuid-Holland and 50 municipalities.

Accomplishments

Being responsible for Research & Consultancy of Colliers International Netherlands and before that the WPM Research & Research team.

Active role and contribution to the Shopping Tomorrow project group Future Innercities (2015-2016)

Successful rebuilding the retail consultancy team of Ecorys after the departure of all senior consultants and other team members.

Project management of open tender and execution of the Randstad Koopstromenonderzoek on behalf of three provinces and fifty municipalities

Expertise

Research Services, Development Consulting, Area Development, High Street Retail, Retail Park, Supermarkets, Bulk Retail, Business Development, Development Consulting, Planning, Shopping Centres, Foodstores, Location Advisory and Incentives, Town Planning, Retail, Mixed-Use

Clients

Multi - Blackstone, CBRE Global Investors, Van der Vorm, Amvest, AM, Loyens & Loeff, Stijl Advocaten, Boekel, Houthoff Buruma, ASR, MRP, Wyckerveste, Aldi, Ahold RE&C, SAREF, Unibail Rodamco, Heijmans, Latei, Bouwinvest, PLUS Retail, Cairn Real Estate, AG Real Estate, Elizen Vastgoed, Van Lanschot, IKEA. Municipalities: Rotterdam, Den Bosch, Meppel, Venlo, Texel, Den Haag, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Breda, Veghel, Weesp, Midden-Delfland, Hendrik Ido Ambacht, Zwolle.

Education

Technical University of EIndhoven - Master of Science - Real Estate Management & Development

Ecorys Real Estate Study (internal course)

International Council of Shopping Centres - Retail Property School (Management)

Multiple courses and trainings (e.g. presentation skills, reviewing, coaching, acquisition)

Affiliations & Memberships

Dutch Council of Shopping Centers - Research & Education Commission VOGON (Organisation of Dutch Real Estate Researchers) Shopping 2020 - Expert team Future Inner Cities

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