From 2017 to 2020 I worked for SPACES throughout the Netherlands as the Sales Manager. In this role I was responsible for the commercial side of all the SPACES locations in the Netherlands. This included nine locations in Amsterdam, Schiphol, Rotterdam and The Hague, with a total surface of 70,500 m2. Main activities were a.o; commercial pre-opening strategies for new locations, negotiating lease contracts with tenants, account management, rate strategies, team management and focus on tenant retention.
Since April 1st 2021 I joined Colliers International as Business Development Advisor. In this role I will be part of the Marketing team and will be responsible for the pitch/bid process. My specialities lies a.o.; understanding client’s needs, storytelling, branding and pitching.
BA, International Hotel Management - Breda University of Applied Sciences
Chief Growth Officer
I joined Colliers in October 2016 as Marketing Manager. Today I'm the Chief Growth Officer and responsible for the sustainable growth of the company. A cross-functional job including marketing, sales, research & data, products and finance.
The teams marketing & business development, research & data and property marketing are responsible for strengthening the Colliers brand through integrated content marketing, programs focussing on high client satisfaction, and client centered product development. We also advice shopping mall owners on positioning, branding and marketing activities.
After studying Business Economics at the University of Tilburg I started my career at DLL Financial Services as marketer (4.5 years), followed by a senior marketer role at Achmea (4 years). Before I joined Colliers I worked at ABN AMRO as Senior Marketer International Clients (5 years) where I was among others responsible for the marketing activities of ABN AMRO Real Estate.
Head of Research & Market Intelligence
Frank has been head of research at Colliers International since 2018. His focus is on realizing Colliers’ internal and external strategies and goals, with the mission to deliver fact based insights, innovative solutions and disruptive perspectives.With the research team we focus on the internal support of the various business lines in order to let them function as well as possible. In addition, we focus on external publications. With the pulbications we try to increase our brand awareness in the Netherlands and to be the expert on the future of real estate.
Before Colliers International I worked at Dynamis one of the largest Dutch real estaste consultants in the Netherlands, where I worked as a research manager in a similar position to my current position. For Dynamis I work at the Economic Institute for the Construction Market where I worked as a researcher in the office and housing market. Here I did research on the effects of policy on the various real estate markets. I mainly reported to the various authorities in the Netherlands.
After studying Human Geography in Amsterdam and Economic Geography in Utrecht, I launched an online platform for Dutch geographers called DEGEOGRAAF.com. This was followed by my first full time job as a real estate journalist at Vastgoedjournaal. After two years I started working as a Community Manager at Hello Zuidas, the area management organisation of Amsterdam business disctrict 'Zuidas'. In this role I was responsible for marketing and communication as well as the organisation of events. In the beginning of 2020 I moved to Colliers for a position as Content Specialist in the marketing team. I am responsible for our blogs and research publications, press relations and the organization of events.
I am an all-round graphic designer with over six years experience. I have previously worked at a design studio and as a freelance designer. As a designer I have worked on a variety of design projects for a range of different clients.
• Company (re)branding
• Magazine layout & design
• Book illustration & design
• Other print & online media design (e.g. brochures, flyers, posters, stationery, banners)