Our Young Professionals have graduated the Bachelor Facilities Management excellently and have a passion for Facilities Management. They are energetic, smart, in for challenges, provide new insights and dare to think differently. Our Young Professionals are seconded on an existing job or deal with interesting management issues.
Meet our Young Professionals!
Noa de Ruiter: Noa is a spontaneous and critical Young Professional who is not afraid of a challenge and knows what she wants. Noa strives for the best results. This makes her goal-oriented and ambitious. She is a real team player, but can also work independently. Thanks to her fascinating internships at two large facility companies and her minor in event management, Noa is inspired to develop herself within FM as a true all-rounder. Noa has started her Facility Management Post-HBO course in January.
Ambition: Event Management, Project Management, Change Management, HR Management, Hospitality Management and Housing are the areas of interest of Noa.
Thijs Bantema: Thijs is eager to learn, flexible and goal-oriented. Realizing major changes within organizations motivates Thijs to work even harder. With a combination of perseverance, hard work and a good atmosphere, Thijs adds value to an organization. Thijs started the Facility Management Post-HBO course in September.
Ambition: Thijs wants to learn and work as much as possible at the same time. As a Young Professional, Thijs is happy to work on sustainable, innovative and commercial assignments that have an impact on the primary process of the organization.
Niels Peters: With his result and hands-on oriented mentality, his sense of empathy and his sincere enthusiasm, Niels tries to make everybody feel comfortable as well as possible. He focusses on finding solutions and involves everyone in the process. He shows initiative and likes to be involved. Niels successfully completed his Post Graduate course Facilities Management.
Ambition: Niels has the ambition to get started with projects in the field of event management, housing, sustainability and purchasing.
Thijs Hendricks: Thijs is enthusiastic, critical, inquisitive and social. He is resistant to stress and has an entrepreneurial mentality. He just started his first assignment via Ifmec, namely at The Ministry of Defense. Here, he will apply his theory and increase his practical experience in multiple facets of Facility Management. Thijs started the Facility Management Post-HBO course in September.
Ambition: Thijs wants to expand his practical experience at a fast pace and Ifmec is the perfect organization for that. With his Young Professional trajectory, he can experience multiple facets of FM within two years at different employers.
Mirjam van den Dool: Mirjam is an analytically thinking, enthusiastic and social Young Professional. These characteristics help her to work towards the best result in order to facilitate the customer optimally. She is very open minded and open to any challenge. For example, she was able to boost her international experience by doing an internship abroad in New Zealand. In January, Mirjam has started the Facility Management Post-HBO course.
Ambition: Mirjam finds the broad aspect of Facility Management very interesting and would like to get started with projects related to hospitality management, accommodation management, event management and process and quality optimization.
Ilse Ludema: Ilse is a social and flexible Young Professional. She is very entrepreneurial and has completed her degree for Facility Management training with the specializations: Purchasing (NEVI1) and Financial Management. Healing environment is the subject on which Ilse is graduated. She has mastered her knowledge and applied it in the practical environment of a charity organization. Ilse is currently following the Post-HBO Facility Management course.
Ambition: During her internship at a British home factory (prefab), Ilse learned to make short, medium and long term plans for the production based on JIT. This logistics process and the planning have appealed to her so much, she wants to further develop these skills.
Joey Kuijper: Joey is a real perfectionist. He enthusiastically tackles all issues and strives for the best result. Joey takes people’s feelings into account when making decisions. His experience in facilities management, tourism and other service providing areas have made him a communicatively strong and customer-oriented Young Professional. Joey currently follows the Post Graduate course Facilities Management.
Ambition: Joey has the ambition to develop himself into a policy maker and / or project manager. His skills in different languages (Dutch, English and German) ensure that cannot only work within the national borders. Joey has the ambition to work internationally.
Daniëlle de Vries: Daniëlle is an enthusiastic, inquisitive and sociable Young Professional. At a young age, she set up a foundation and a company which gave her a great sense of responsibility. She is always motivated to achieve the best result for the customer. Daniëlle is always looking for a challenge to continue to develop. Currently, Daniëlle is following the MSc Facility Management at Pôle Paris Alternance.
Ambition: Daniëlle wants to hold a management position in the FM domain. She would like to continue to develop in the field of FM to be able to make this step in the future. Daniëlle would also like to fulfil an interesting FM-related assignment abroad.
Ivar Retel: Ivar is a flexible, inquisitive and driven Young Professional. Partly thanks to his background in hospitality, Ivar has a hands-on mentality and is communicatively strong. Ivar is adventurous and likes to take on new challenges. In addition, Ivar has gained several international experiences, including his internship in South Africa. Other words that describe Ivar are analytical, stress-resistant and customer-oriented. Ivar is currently following the MSc Facility Management at Pôle Paris Alternance.
Ambition: Ivar has the ambition to, in the future, hold a management position in the domain of facilities management. Ivar is interested in quality optimisation, change management and housing and workplace projects.
Tiffany Baltus: Tiffany is an inquisitive and enthusiastic Young Professional who is characterized by her customer focus. She has a hands-on mentality with which she looks at issues from all perspectives before she makes the right decision. Tiffany is faces challenges, for example, she did an international graduation project on Facility Management education in Europe and she was chairman of the FMN Connect XL Congress. Tiffany gained facility experience at Sodexo KLM. At the moment, Tiffany is following the MSc Facility Management at Pôle Paris Alternance.
Ambition: Tiffany is interested in customer experience, improving facility business processes and event management. By working with such projects, she wants to develop her knowledge in the FM domain.