Public Matters welcomes new colleagues


Good news! Recently three new colleagues joined our team.

Starting Oktober 1st, we have welcomed Sterre Schrijver as Account Executive. In addition, in September three new trainees joined our ranks: Niels Stockmann, Sara Marijnnissen andJelmer Peetoom.

We are very excited that these colleagues are joining our Team and wish them the best of luck!

About Sterre

During and after her studies in European Studies and International Relations, Sterre moved from Amsterdam to Brussels to delve deeper into the exciting world of European institutions. Here she gained experience as a European public affairs trainee at the Province of Zeeland and as a trainee at the communications department of the European Parliament. As an Account Executive at Public Matters, she wants to further expand her knowledge of the world of public affairs and lobby consultancy. She will mainly focus on the circular economy, agrifood and industry.

About Niels

Niels has a bachelor’s degree in public administration: Policy, Management and Organization from the University of Leiden. He is now pursuing a master’s degree in public administration: International and European Governance at the same university. At Public Matters, Niels will mainly focus on supporting clients in the field of the circular economy.

About Jelmer

Jelmer is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) at the VU, with a specialization in Politics & Philosophy. He also completed a minor in International Politics at the University of Exeter. At Public Matters, Jelmer will mainly focus on supporting clients in the field of transport.

About Sara

Sara has a bachelor’s degree in European Political Science, a master’s degree in Environment & Resource Management and is doing a final internship for her master’s degree in international political economy at the RUG. At Public Matters, Sara will mainly focus on supporting clients in the field of Tech.

In addition to the arrival of these new colleagues, there is more great news: a number of colleagues have been promoted as of October 1: Machteld van Weede, Jacob Cloo and Marnix Kleinjan are now Senior Consultant.

And we continue to grow: there is currently a vacancy for the position of (Senior) Consultant Public Affairs.

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