Director Marketing & Business Development
I joined Colliers in October 2016 as Marketing Manager. Today I am the Head of Business Development and this team includes marketing, research & data and property marketing. We are responsible for the strengthening of the Colliers brand through an integrated content marketing approach with relevant & engaging content, PR, and the organization of business events. Also we are involved in the improvement of customer journeys and client centered product development.
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.
Positioning, ATL campaigns, Public Relations, storytelling, content marketing, videos, animations, blogs & reports, content distribution via social media and traditional media.
Business Economics - Service & Retail Marketing - University of Tilburg
Maud van Vlerken
November 2013, Maud started as Junior Valuer at Colliers International Eindhoven, after finishing a MSc. in Urban Geography and a BBA in Real Estate. In January 2016, Maud joined Research & Consultancy at Colliers International Amsterdam.
I am responsible for research consultancy within the Dutch Industrial & Logistics team (since 2017) and the Dutch Healthcare team (since 2018).
I am member of the Colliers Young Sounding Board. This internal advisory body for talents up to 35 years advises the board in the company strategy.
Head of Research
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.
New Business Developer
I joined Colliers in December 2009 as Property Manager. Today, I’m responsible New Business Development of our Asset Services Department. This includes the acquisition and pitching process, increase of value of real estate portfolios and integral real estate advisory to our Colliers clients.
After studying Real Estate Management at the Hogeschool Rotterdam, I started my career at Euro American Investors as Investor Relation Manager and Asset Manager (3,5 years), followed by Negotiator Capital Markets at JLL (2 years). At Colliers, I worked as property manager (3,5 years), Head of Commerce (2 years), followed by Director of Asset & Property Manager in January 2015.
Over the years I have been involved in real estate investment, advisory and consultancy, structured sales, property management and asset management of real estate portfolios of national and international clients.
In short i am a creative problem solver with good taste and a softspot for data. As graphic designer I've had extensive work experience within various B2B and B2C sectors. This has given me a diverse skillset and a broad knowledge of different deliverables for both print and digital platforms. I am mostly skilled at maintaining, “gate-keeping” and extending visual identities as an in-house designer as well as ensuring unity across all corporate communications from a visual branding perspective. My focus as a designer is to translate complex ideas into easy-to-digest, creative visual stories. I aim to constantly maximize my output without compromising on the quality.
My programme skills include :
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe After Effects
In addition, I have developed branding and marketing strategies for various concepts across a wide range of projects, which has equipped me to offer clients a full package of deliverables and services from beginning to end.
I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail.
I joined Colliers International in October 2018, after completing my MSc in International Management. During my studies I did several exchanges in multiple countries in Europe and Asia, which broadened my international mindset and knowledge about cultural consumer differences. As Junior Research Consultant I am focusing mostly on the Residential and Retail markets.
Annemieke van Steenis
Junior Marketing & Branding Specialist
I started my career at WPM Winkelcentrummanagement B.V. (now since february 2016 Colliers International) in march 2013. Before I started at WPM/Colliers i worked at different offices as secretary and management assistant. I am a quick learner and know a lot about different programms like REMS, Office etc.. I have more than 10 years of experience in professional services and I am still learning every day.
* Agenda Management
* Client Contact
* First Aid
* Facility Management
* Project Management
* Social Media
* Interoffice telephone
Retail Marketing & Branding Specialist
Experienced project-/account manager and formal company owner skilled in marketing and concept development, with a demonstrated history of working in the media and (retail)events services industry.
Retail Marketing & Branding Specialist
Experienced retail Marketing Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry. Skilled in Marketing Strategy & Communicationmanagement, Coaching, Retail, Real estate development, interim & owners association management.
I joined WPM Group/Colliers in march 20O3 as Marketing Manager responsible for positioning 12 different shoppingcentres. In 2008 I made a side step working for an advertising agency specialized in real estate communication. In 2010 I was asked to fullfill the role of senior marketing manager at WPM Group/Colliers and I am responsible for positioning Woonmall Alexandrium Rotterdam (real estate in residential sector) and strengthening this brand through integrated (digital) marketing campaigns, PR, the development and distribution of relevant & engaging content and the organization of business events. I working closely with the Colliers marketingteam as well as our Colliers corporate marketing department to further strengthen our position in the market.
I started as a research consultant at Colliers in 2019. The research team is focused 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 I worked at The Class of 2020, the leading thinktank on student living in Europe, where I headed the research department. Before that, I worked as a researcher at Savills, and before that at the real estate department of the Radboud University as a policy advisor.
As part of the last course at the Hotelschool The Hague, I executed and finished an internship at Colliers International in the Hotel department in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. During this six month internship period, I supported the team during projects ranging from valuations, feasibilities, hotel sale transactions, operator search and the selection and contract negotiations. Besides my supportive role within the team, I was asked to investigate the impact Airbnb in the European hotel market.
After my internship, I finalized and defended my thesis on the impact of regulations on Airbnb in the top European hotel markets. After successfully defending my thesis and obtaining a specific grade, I was offered the job as Junior Hotel Consultant. Of course, I could not reject this offer. Two months after my graduation on the 1st of June 2018, I started my professional career at Colliers International.
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)
After studying Human Geography in Amsterdam and Economic Geography in Utrecht, I launched an online platform for Dutch geographers called DEGEOGRAAF.com. This experience was followed by my first full time job as a real estate journalist at Vastgoedjournaal. After more than two years I started working as a Community Manager at Hello Zuidas, the area management organisation of Zuidas - a large business district in Amsterdam. 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 International for a position as Content Specialist in the marketing team. In this role I am responsible for the end result of our publications, contact with media and the organization of events.
I joined Colliers as a Research consultant in 2020. My main focus will be on the office- and retail markets. The research team supports other business lines by providing data and data-analyses. Another main occupation of the team is the publishing of news articles on different topics within the field of real estate.
Before joining Colliers, I worked for a.s.r. real estate as a researcher.