Meet Our Team

Our team is growing and is based on many years of business development experience from both startups and larger organisations, in The Netherlands and internationally. The team of Itzinya Amersfoort consists of 6 facilitators, a host, 15 coaches and a number of mentors. We are independently running our own businesses or involved with our own jobs and are pooling our competencies together to invest in newcomers with a business mindset in the Amersfoort region.

Willemien Dee

Facilitator

Willemien is Senior Portfolio Manager at a large private bank in The Netherlands.

Sem Oosterhoff

Facilitator

Sem is a Business Developer in the energy market. He studied International Business & Management in Groningen.

Philip Gahshan

Facilitator

Philip is a Consultant in IT and has experience in sales and marketing. He studied Accounting and Business Management in Damascus.

Marika Rentier

Hostess

Marika is a photographer and has lots of cross cultural experience in different contexts. She studied Education in Johannesburg.

John van Dijk

Facilitator

John has experience as CEO and interim manager in public / private cooperation. John studied Business Economics in Amsterdam.

Gertjan van Laar

Co-Founder and Facilitator

Gertjan is a Business Consultant and an Entrepreneur with an IT background and international experience. He leads the team in Amersfoort.

Balt Leenman

Co-Founder

Balt is an IT strategist, Social Entrepreneur and an Innovator. He has started several businesses and consulted many more. Apart from Consulting European businesses he is currently also owning and overseeing a business in Kenya.