Team Top of Minds

Many specialists form together one all-round team

Top of Minds has 40 employees. The core is the team of Recruitment Consultants, each with their own specialty. Most of the are working in perm recruitment via Executive Search, however Interim is now growing fast. Rather special is the dedicated Employer Branding team, consisting of Marketeers, Copywriters and Graphic Designers that make our clients look good.

"My professional domain is organisational development of fast growing e-commerce companies."
  • 2008   Top of Minds
  • 2005   Manager, YER Young Executive Search
  • 2003   Consultant, Roland Berger Strategy Consultant
  • 2000   Management Trainee, KPN
"Improving business performance is about understanding, leadership, and powerful transformations. The organizational structures of the future are to be built and guided by fact-driven managers who know how to gain speed."
  • 2016   Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2011   Finance Director and Chief of staff, AkzoNobel
  • 2009  Senior Manager Finance and HR, AkzoNobel
  • 2007   Finance Director, Private Equity
  • 2004   Business Controller, TNT
“Selling consumer products is all about emotion. Consumers fall for what affects them. Mastering the game at a high level is reserved only for professionals with an eye for both numbers and people.”
  • 2008   Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2005   Managing Director, PeopleSelect
  • 2003   Consultant, PeopleSelect
“Consulting is amazing. McKinsey, BCG, Bain, it is the best training ground out there. But sooner or later, you'll want out. I am specialized in exits at Engagement Manager or Principal level.”
  • 2011   Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2007   Senior Consultant Strategy & Change, IBM Deutschland
"Top of Minds delivers solutions for both the short and long term. The combination of the two is my personal favorite."
  • 2018 Managing Director Interim Solutions, Top of Minds
  • 2015 Owner, Bigdatarec
  • 2013 Associate Director, Resource Solutions
  • 2001 Associate Director, Robert Walters
"By telling the right story about each challenge, we help the best candidates envision themselves as the hero of a business’ adventure."
  • 2013  Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2010  Copywriter & Editor, Arena Media UK
"Retail and FMCG are in an undeniable transition towards digital. That means their hiring needs are changing as well. It's exciting to be at the outset of this journey, and to be able guide my candidates and clients."
  • 2014   Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2008   Senior Selection Advisor, PostNL
“I worked as a Recruiter at The Boston Consulting Group for more than four years. Being at the core of consulting for such a period of time, I know what drives consultants and why they want to leave consulting after a certain amount of time."
  • 2014   Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2010   Recruiter, The Boston Consulting Group
“I specialize in digital marketing and e-commerce roles. Using online and offline data to generate actionable insights to increase sales is a must have for every vacancy in this field of work."
  • 2011 Top of Minds Executive Search
“Commercial roles are becoming more and more analytical. Because I recently made a career switch from account management to recruitment, I can connect with clients and candidates at multiple levels.”
  • 2017 Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2012 Consultant, CTM Solution
“Specializing in Product Management & Data Science, I find myself working for online unicorns, start-ups, scale-ups, and for omni-channel retailers who have identified Data Science as their new value creator."
  • 2014   Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2013   Consultant, Epiphany
  • 2011   Associate Partner, Boer & Croon
  • 1998   Manager, YER Young Executive Search
  • 1996   HR Generalist, Holiday Inn Amsterdam
"Digitization is a megatrend. Racking up a tremendous amount of data is one thing, distilling actionable insights quite another. This creates new career opportunities for analytical professionals in all industries, especially commercial finance."
  • 2016      Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2014      Research Associate, Russell Reynolds
  • 2012      Research Analyst, Russell Reynolds
“In an increasingly digital world, it takes analytical rigor and commercial acumen to drive change. Whether that’s operational excellence, scalability or a categorical transformation. I get a kick out of bringing people and opportunities together.”
  • 2017 Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2016 Talent Acquisition Consultant, Philips
  • 2015 Senior Recruiter, PwC
  • 2012 Campus Recruiter bij Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
“I have extensive experience in executive search at C-level. I focus on candidates in the earlier stages of their career. My background allows me to help them make the right decisions.”
  • 2018 Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2014 Global HR Practice Group Specialist, Egon Zehnder
  • 2010 Associate Research, Egon Zehnder
"My focus lies in positions, specifically operational and logistics management, for start-ups, scale-ups and companies within the portfolios of PE and VC firms."
  • 2018 Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2013 Managing Consultant, Fairlane
"A developer does not choose a job because of the ping-pong table and the free snacks. It is important that vision and mission seamlessly match personal convictions. Only then will there be a sustainable match.
  • 2019 Consultant, Top of Minds Executive Search
  • 2016 Recruiter, Wehkamp
  • 2011 Recruiter, SYSQA
  • 2006 Test (automation) Engineer, SYSQA
"In a tight labour market there are plenty of challenges a company encounters. I’m keen to help and see if we can clarify the situation, using the different perspectives and activities from Top of Minds, to find a suitable solution."
  • 2018   Head of Sales & Partnerships, Spielwork
  • 2016   Corporate Sales Manager, Deliveroo
  • 2016   Rider Operations Manager
  • 2011   Junior Producer, J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam
"It requires people skills and knowledge of data in commercial positions. The soft and hard side of business are coming together like never before. This is noticeable in the matches I make for marketing and business development related positions."
  • 2018 Top of Minds Associate
  • 2017 Top of Minds Reaearch Associate

Lubbe Bekkering

Manager Finance & Operations

Reinet van der Wal

Manager Finance

Nina Huisman

Manager Operations

Else Schaapman

Art Director

Tony van de Polder

Graphic Designer

Jaap Hoekstra


Laura Kits


Femke Kraakman

Online Marketeer

Brechtje Reinders

Manager Candidate Relations

Yasmine Sengonul

Research Assistant

Heleen Cappon

Research Assistant

Isa Diender

Research Assistant

Tessel Schouwink

Research Assistant

Isabelle Vos

Research Assistant

Marcella Grasdijk

Research Assistant

Diome Cazier

Research Assistant

Dox Wijers

Research Assistant

Julia Sierink

Research Assistant

Dominique de Neree

Research Assistant

Sophie Greuter

Research Assistant

Irma Michielsen

Research Assistant

Linde Valk

Research Assistant

Valérie den Hertog

Research Assistant

Kiki van Lohuizen

Research Assistant

Annebelle Kesselaar

Research Assistant

Fine Westermann

Marketing Assistant

Lisabelle Sengonul

Finance Assistant

Dorien van Ommeren

Junior Business Controller

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