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Our team


Katja Heurkens - Grunewald

Branch Manager

katja.heurkens-grunewald@undutchables.nl
+31 (0)70 711 83 00 / 06-41198852

"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 Branch Manager 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

kirsten.jansen@undutchables.nl
+31 (0)70 711 83 00 / 06-28238335

"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. 


Rodrigo Cruz

Recruitment Consultant

rodrigo.cruz@undutchables.nl
+31 (0)70 711 83 00 / 06-34154233

“The more we value things, the less we value ourselves”

Rodrigo started with the Undutchables in 2019. He has been working in recruitment for the last four years and has recently moved to The Netherlands with his Dutch wife after twelve years abroad (Australia and UK). He has a background in Communications and enjoys dealing with people from different walks of life. Rodrigo is extremely passionate about music and plays drums in a metal band doing eventual gigs in the UK and Europe.


Emma Tipper

Recruitment Consultant

emma@undutchables.nl
+31 (0)70 711 83 00 /+31(0)6 - 38 61 41 94

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.

Emma started working for Undutchables in 2022. She was born and raised in Portugal to an Irish mother and English father. She moved to the Netherlands at the end of 2014, and completely fell in love with the country. She lives with her partner, dog and two cats. Emma is a family person and enjoys going back to Portugal to see her family and enjoy the warm weather and amazing food. You will find Emma most times in the kitchen cooking and baking as she loves to cook for others and share recipes.


Maria Lingham

Recruitment Consultant

maria@undutchables.nl
+31 (0)70 711 83 00 /+31(0)6 - 34 15 42 34

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

Maria craved a new adventure in 2005 and decided to move to the Netherlands for three months. 15+ years later she still lives in The Hague, enjoying the beach and raising an international family. When she is not finding the perfect match, she loves exploring the world, different sports and new vegan recipes. Her family recently welcomed a pug-shaped addition called Oliver.


Valentina Pugar

Office Assistant

valentina.pugar@undutchables.nl
+31 (0)70 711 83 00 / 06-28332797

Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you'll land among the stars

Valentina was born in Croatia and moved to The Netherlands 6 years ago. Curious, open minded and always lifting bar higher. She is helpful and is determined to finish everything that she started. Valentina is happy to be part of the international team in The Hague and is eager to help people find their dream job. Valentina likes to be among different people with different stories and background.

In her free time, she enjoys to spend time with family and friends. Valentina especially enjoys warm weather and good food. In her word "I truly believe that everything is possible if you are willing to work for it!"

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