Our team

Ilse Visser


+31 (0)20 34 55 104

"Every problem has a solution... If it doesn't then it's not a problem"

A co-founder of Undutchables, Ilse is the motivating, problem solving pillar of Undutchables. The Undutchables team is her pride and joy. Ilse’s personal goal also includes contributing to (small) changes in the world by actively helping charities.

Nick van der Dussen

General Manager

+31 (0) 70 711 8300

"Never give up on the things that make you smile"

Nick started working at Undutchables in 2000 and has over 20 years of recruitment experience. He loves making things happen for colleagues, candidates and companies. Nick values a sense of humor and a good (practical) joke. He enjoys walking his dog, music, soccer and cars.

Koen Knoop

Sales & Recruitment Manager

+31 (0) 70 711 8300

"The key to success is to start before you’re ready"

Koen is our Sales and Recruitment Manager of the Rotterdam, The Hague and Eindhoven offices. His strong networking skills, 2,5 years working experience as Recruitment Consultant at Undutchables and an open way of communication makes him easy to approach and the linking pin between the businesses and our Recruitment Consultants. Koen has a glass half full perspective and has the ability to bring a smile on everyone's face. In his spare time he loves to ride his motorcycle and does volunteering work.

Emanuela Mol

Recruitment Consultant

+31 (0)40 237 33 95

"Do it with passion or not at all"

With her Italian/Dutch roots Emanuela is a bubbly Recruitment Consultant. Her international background and her academic background in Human Resources ensure that Emanuela feels very much at home at Undutchables. She enjoys working with people from different cultures and backgrounds on a daily basis. At the Eindhoven office there’s never a dull moment and besides working hard there’s a lot of room for laughter too, which she finds very important in a job. All this combined ensures that she leaves work with a smile every day.

Katja Heurkens - Grunewald

Branch Manager

+31 (0)70 711 83 00

"The highest form of bliss is living with a certain degree of folly"

Katja has been working at Undutchables since 2006 and is a dedicated and enthusiastic Recruitment Consultant in the The Hague/Rotterdam team. She enjoys making a difference to her candidates and clients with her professional-personal touch. Katja loves having a good laugh with her colleagues in the office, and enjoys good food. Originally from Berlin she is an Undutchable herself. Together with her husband she loves to travel and see the world, and hopes to own a cat one day.

Kirsten Jansen

Marketing Communication Manager

+31 (0)70 711 83 00

"Sing as if no one can hear you"

Being energetic, creative and verbally-strong Kirsten is the chief of our marketing department. With her strong organisational and planning skills she easily runs multiple projects/events all at once. Kirsten is a true family person who loves to spend time with her young daughter and enjoys the great food her husband prepares. 

Silvia Kooijmans

Recruitment Consultant

+31 (0)70 711 83 00

"Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak with you"

Silvia is our Italian/Dutch recruiter in the The Hague office. Thanks to her strong listening skills and meticoulus way of working Silvia is able to find the perfect job for her candidates within a blink of an eye. She enjoys good weather, design knitwear and makes a mean Nutella cheesecake for her colleagues. Even though she is from Bologna, please do not ask her how to make bolognaise, she has no idea. This girl is solely available for dessert questions. 

Sie-Wai Tsang

Recruitment Consultant

+31 (0)20 623 13 00

"To travel is to live"

Our Amsterdam Recruitment Consultant since 2006. Sie Wai is very successful in recruitment as well as client relationship management with her clients and candidates. Her passion is (culinary) traveling; she loves to discover the world with her husband and learn about new dishes and recipes along the way. 

Anja Groot

Financial Controller

+31 (0)20 623 13 00

"Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life"

As Financial Controller Anja is a stable factor at Undutchables HQ. With her strong eye for detail and perseverance she makes sure that our financial administration runs smoothly. Anja loves to travel the world and explore new things with her family and when the sun is out you can find her on a terrace soaking up the first rays of sunlight.

Rachèl Harthoorn

Recruitment Consultant

+31 (0)70 711 83 00

"Say YES to new adventures"

Rachèl is also known as “sunshine with a little bit of hurricane,” this high energy Recruitment Consultant works in our office in The Hague. After working and traveling abroad for the past 5 years Rachèl has developed a strong passion for working with internationals. With a background in tourism she loves to dive into new cultures, live amongst locals and learn about new music and recipes. The combination of being on the road to visit clients and meeting candidates in person makes her job social and diverse. She grew up on the Dutch coast and is crazy about watersports, beach and sunshine.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Would you like to receive our Undutchables Newsletter? In this newsletter we will give you guidance on working in the Netherlands or in Sweden and working with internationals, let you know about upcoming events and share interesting articles.