«Without creativity there can be no innovation or progress.»
MICHEL LEEMHUIS • CEO KADANS
Jenny Beuving works as a Hospitality Employee in Plus Ultra on the university campus in Wageningen.
Jenny has a heart for the total user experience and finds it important that everyone feels welcome and comfortable in Plus Ultra I and II. According to her, small things in behaviour, appearance, attention, environment, service and comfort make the difference in exceeding expectations.
Before Jenny joined Kadans, she held various positions in the field of marketing, publicity, hospitality, community building, sales and events within the care, education and tourism sectors and within the theatre industry. She has worked with different target groups, organizations and cultures in and outside of the Netherlands.
Jan is Managing Director of Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH. He has been working in the Real Estate and Construction Business for more than 20 years now. Jan worked for Domicil Real Estate AG, PATRIZIA AG and HOCHTIEF Construction AG in different roles during that time. He has great experience in Real Estate Transaction Management and possesses extensive knowledge in the field of Construction Project Management. Beyond, he is more than familiar with the university and research related environment owing to his time spent as Research Assistant at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
In his role as Head of Germany and Acquisition Jan is responsible for the expansion in Germany and the acquisition of suitable properties, development projects and building plots.
Jan holds an ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA of Mannheim Business School and a Diploma in Construction Engineering and Management of University of Applied Sciences, Lippe and Hoexter.
Bram Both is project manager at Kadans Science Partner. Since 2012, Bram has fulfilled assignments from his own company for a variety of clients in the capacity of project manager, both in the planning and pricing phase as well as in the realization phase. Bram has years of experience as project manager for large and complex projects. Creating an overview and clarity within the project and the project team are for him important starting points for the success of the project.
Rik works as commercial manager for the knowledge-intensive real estate portfolio within Kadans. The tenants of the buildings in this portfolio are mostly spin-off companies from knowledge institutions and young companies that want to grow within an incubator. As commercial manager, he is partly responsible for Kadans’ acquisition and growth targets. Rik Creemers previously successfully completed his studies in Building Management & Real Estate at Avans Hogeschool in Tilburg.
After studying Building Engineering, Chiel started at Kadans, where he contributed to the professionalization of the Research Department from 2007. Chiel then worked as a property manager, focusing on the development of complex projects and the acquisition of knowledge-intensive companies and institutions.
In early 2011 Chiel joined Kadans’ management team as a partner. Within the management team, Chiel and his team are responsible for the acquisition and development of new knowledge-intensive projects and the optimization of Kadans Science Partner’s portfolio.
In 2012 Chiel obtained his Post HBO diploma and at the end of 2014 Chiel obtained his Master’s degree in Real Estate at Tias Business School.
Amelie van Dongen is responsible for all events within Kadans Science Partner, where she deals with happenings ranging from a festive opening of a new building to a successful summer drink for tenants. The diverse events she organizes contribute to Kadans’ innovative ecosystem.
In 2016, Amelie successfully completed her Bachelor in International Real Estate and Facility Management in Breda. For her internship abroad, she worked at a Convention Centre in Cape Town for six months, where she found out that organizing events really suited her. After two years working at the Sales and Events Department of a Golf Park, she made the switch to real estate.
Wendy van Duijnhoven works as marketing & communications manager at Kadans Science Partner. She is responsible for all marketing and communication activities within Kadans. She is also responsible for the positioning of the company and brand awareness.
Wendy studied business communication at Radboud University in Nijmegen. After her bachelor, she completed a master Communication & Influencing at Radboud University. After her studies, she gained extensive experience in B2B marketing at various companies within the construction and real estate sector. She also enhanced her strategic marketing knowledge by completing the Nima C course.
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Tom van Elderen
Tom van Elderen is Project Manager bij Kadans Science Partner. Tom is de allround projectmanager die de groeidoelstelling van Kadans Science Partner door realisatie van nieuwe huisvesting meer vorm geeft.
Tom is financieel, organisatorisch en kwalitatief verantwoordelijk voor de ontwikkeling en realisatie van nieuwbouwprojecten, herontwikkeling van bestaand vastgoed en klant-specifieke inrichtings- en afbouwpakketten.
Met ruime ervaring en uitgebreide kennis op zowel bouwkundig als installatietechnisch vlak is hij de ideale sparringpartner van (potentiële) huurders van Kadans Science Partner in uiteenlopende huisvestingsvraagstukken.
Tom heeft een jarenlange staat van dienst aan advies- en opdrachtgeverszijde en heeft in zijn werkverleden een grote variëteit van projecten gerealiseerd, zowel op hoofdlijnen als op technisch inhoudelijk vlak. Deze projecten betreffen onder meer utiliteit-, onderwijs-, logistiek- en kantoorgebouwen en over het algemeen voorzien van kennisintensieve en technologisch complexe onderdelen.
Lizet Embrechts is project manager fit-out within Kadans Science Partner. She will mainly be responsible for renovations for existing and new tenants, but will also manage renovations of acquired properties and new builds for existing tenants.
Lizet has extensive experience. In the position of project manager and supervisor she has realized a wide variety of projects from renovation, restoration to new construction. Projects in the broadest sense of the word from program of requirements to completion. She has held her position with architects and engineering firms. The projects include educational, office and utility buildings.
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Jolanda Enneking is employed as a Hospitality Employee in Plus Ultra in Wageningen.
Jolanda gained her experience at Wageningen University. Hospitality is very important to Jolanda. As a Hospitality Assistant, Jolanda is the first point of contact for the tenants and visitors of Plus Ultra. Jolanda can be found behind the reception desk of Plus Ultra on a daily basis.
Jetske has successfully completed her study Real Estate and Real Estate Management at Saxion University of Applied Sciences in Enschede in July 2019. During this study she gained amongst others (internship/work) experience at Colliers International (Capital Markets), Savills (Investments) and DRDS project management. After her studies Jetske started in the role of Real Estate analyst at Adelaer Financial Architects. There she provided support to the relationship managers in the commercial preparation and follow-up of financial transactions.
Jetske started at Kadans Science Partner as a real estate employee and supported the development and project teams in this role. She is now Development Manager in Johan van Gerven’s team.
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Liset works as a hospitality employee at the head office of Kadans Science Partner in Haaren.
She has completed the departmental and European secretarial training at Schoevers.
Liset derives satisfaction from personal contact with people. She has worked in various industries and has found her new challenge in real estate.
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Andrea van Gaal
Andrea works as a hospitality employee at Novio Tech Campus.
Service is always a priority for Andrea. She thinks it’s important that people feel welcome and immediately at ease. She has work experience in retail and has worked as a congress coordinator in the medical world. During this job Andrea organized several congresses and symposia for medical institutions.
As a hospitality assistant, Andrea is the first point of contact for the tenants of Building M and Building A. You can find her at the reception desk in Building M on weekdays.
Johan is the Director | Head of Development within Kadans with a strong focus on the knowledge intensive industry. He uses his extensive knowledge and network in this area to close deals (acquiring new properties and redevelopments). Johan reports directly to the management.
Johan has a strong track record in the consultancy and engineering world. After graduating from TU Eindhoven (mechanical engineering), he worked for many years for organizations involved in the realization of power plants and factories around the world. In 2006 he made the switch to GTI/Cofely and since 2010 he has been working at Deerns raadgevende Ingenieurs. There he was responsible for a branch office and Business Unit and he has an active role in acquisition within the knowledge intensive industry.
Jasper graduated from the International Real Estate and Facility Management program at Breda University of Applied Sciences in 2021. During this study he developed his interest in real estate. Jasper wrote his graduation research on the potential of Tiny Houses among starters within the housing market.
Jasper joined Kadans as junior asset manager and supports the commercial team in this role.
Lotte is teamlead of the facility team at Kadans Science Partner and is responsible for the Western Netherlands.
Lotte received her Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences Tio in Utrecht. After her studies she first worked on cruise ships. Afterwards she worked as Front Office Supervisor and later Front Office Manager for an international hotel chain.
Together with the other teamlead and a team of coordinators, Lotte is responsible for the facility management of the Kadans Science Partner portfolio under supervision of the Manager Facility Department.
Theo is now employed by Kadans Science Partner, but has been working closely with Kadans since 2012 in the development and design of laboratory spaces, cleanrooms and pilot facilities.
With some 35 years of experience in design and consultancy in the field of construction, layout and technical installations for high-tech buildings, gained at Royal HaskoningDHV, laboratories hold few secrets for him. He has worked in virtually all sectors (food, pharma and life sciences, fine chemicals, electronics, mechanics). Both for renowned multinationals and SMEs, universities and research institutes, in the Netherlands and internationally.
Nevertheless, accommodating every new laboratory is always an interesting challenge for Theo.
Kadans offers accommodation for knowledge-intensive sectors. As Senior Technical Advisor, Theo is a support point for both new developments, during construction, and for the management of the growing portfolio of buildings.
Sjoerd is Commercial Development Manager at Kadans Science Partner and is responsible for finding new opportunities in the form of single and multi-tenant real estate projects, with a strong focus on the Randstad area. He is the first point of contact for stakeholders at science parks and guides potential tenants through the process of concluding a development and/or lease agreement.
After studying Urban Design at the Utrecht School for the Arts, Sjoerd got into real estate development after working as an urban planner for 2 years. He has also worked for various real estate developers on commercial and social housing, offices, healthcare and social real estate.
Jeff studied biology at Utrecht University, where he graduated in 1983. Subsequently, he was employed by Intervet followed by the Institute for Animal Husbandry and Health ID-Lelystad. Jeff was also involved in the development of the BioScience Park Lelystad and the founding of start-ups in the life sciences field. Between 2001 and 2010, Jeff served as Director Biopartner Center Wageningen BV.
Jeff was appointed Director Kadans Science Partner effective 1 January 2010. He carries responsibility for accommodating knowledge-intensive technological companies and institutes, largely in the food, life sciences, health and high-tech sectors.
Jeff is also active within Startlife (stimulating entrepreneurship) in Wageningen, and serves as chairman of the business association Business and Science Park Wageningen, supervisory director of Rabobank Land van Cuijk and Maasduinen and member of the advisory council of the Bio Science Park Leiden.
Reinoud is the Director | Head of Asset Management and works closely with the commercial managers in the team led by Chiel van Dijen. His focus is on the commercial optimization of Kadans Science Partner’s entire real estate portfolio.
In doing so, Reinoud focuses on issues such as marketing and branding of buildings and campuses, complex expansion issues of larger tenants and strengthening the ecosystem.
Reinoud is a professional in the field of asset management. He first worked as an appraiser for a number of years (most recently at Colliers) and then held tactical roles at a number of mid-sized management organizations (LCG and Mayfield).
In 2017 he worked as an independent real estate professional but would prefer to (collaborate) again with a professional real estate organization. Reinoud has extensive knowledge and experience in managing offices, commercial properties, retail and social real estate.
Fleur completed her Master’s degree in Management in the Built Environment at TU Delft in July 2020 after previously obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture at Hogeschool Rotterdam. During her studies she gained (internship/work) experience at the municipality of Rotterdam, KIKX Development and Batenburg Bouw & Ontwikkeling.
Fleur started as a Real Estate Employee at Kadans, and supported the development and construction teams from a commercial point of view. She is currently a development manager.
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Edward is Development Director for the UK & Ireland. Edward joined Kadans from Kennedy Wilson where he was a Senior Development Manager. Edward brings a wealth of construction experience to Kadans with delivery expertise in complex construction projects, from feasibility to completion in a variety of sectors in the UK. Edward has delivered projects for both the public and private sectors from the client as well as developer side.
Edward brings his in-depth knowledge of acquisition, building and tenant requirements into the design and construction elements including optimisation of internal work spaces.
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Sindy van Hooijdonk
For the first twelve years of her career, Sindy developed into an all-round chartered accountant at KPMG. It was here that she developed her love for real estate. In this capacity, Sindy came to know Kadans as a distinctive player that offers more than just housing solutions. Focus and dedication are her driving forces.
Sindy has chosen to turn the client relationship into an even closer bond as an employee at Kadans. From her financial responsibility, Sindy’s goal is to contribute to the further expansion of success.
As a board member of Kadans, Sindy’s responsibilities include:
– Accounting and reporting
– Strategy and operations
– Risk management and compliance
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Ralf Klinkenberg has been working at Kadans since March 2018. In the role of Corporate Development Manager, he mainly focuses on the (financial) analysis of acquisitions and development projects at home and abroad.
Ralf obtained his Master in Finance at the University of Tilburg and gained experience as a consultant in the field of mergers & acquisitions at Witlox Van den Boomen, and as a financial analyst at DAF Trucks.
As Development Manager at Kadans Science Partner, Michiel is responsible for the development of new real estate projects that incorporate the specific wishes and requirements of the knowledge-intensive target group, including the specific Kadans features.
After studying Civil Engineering at TU Delft, Michiel gained broad experience in developing and realizing various types of buildings. Starting in 2015, he has developed for and on behalf of Heren 2 in Amsterdam, including hotels, offices and a cinema. With his extensive experience in commercial real estate development and managing design teams, Michiel makes a substantial contribution to Kadans’ further growth of knowledge-intensive real estate.
As a project manager within Kadans, René is responsible, in organizational, financial and qualitative terms, for the development and realization of new-build projects and the redevelopment of existing property.
René has been working in construction and real estate since 1987 and has developed into an all-around manager. Since 2013 he has been able to fulfil assignments in project development, management and realization for renowned clients from his own company.
Because of his versatile knowledge, experience and leadership in project development for area developments with housing, offices and infrastructure and in the field of legal and financial matters, he has an overall view of real estate and integrated process management.
Erwin completed his degree in Real Estate & Real Estate Brokerage at the Hogeschool Rotterdam. After graduating, Erwin worked at various property management organisations where he was responsible for the technical management of diverse portfolios on behalf of various institutional investors.
Within Kadans Science Partner, Erwin is Teamlead Technical Management for the west of the Netherlands and, in this capacity, he and his team are responsible for the technical management of Kadans’ locations in Amsterdam, Leiden, Utrecht, Rijswijk, Rotterdam and Dordrecht.
Before joining Kadans at the end of 2005, Michel Leemhuis had a background in banking and gained years of experience advising companies and institutions on investment issues and financing. Afterwards, he worked for an internationally operating accountancy and consultancy organization (big four) where he focused on real estate issues, including strategy advice, financial feasibility studies, investment analyses and site selection advice. Within the management of Kadans Science Partner, of which he is co-owner, Michel Leemhuis is responsible for finance, organization, structuring and management of investment funds and acquisition and disposition.
Michel: «Without creativity, there is no innovation or progress.»
This quote clearly shows that as a company, you have to dare to deviate from the beaten track to be successful, even under difficult market conditions. For Kadans this means that it has sought and found opportunities in specific niches of the real estate market. Combining a focus on results, flexibility and creativity has shown that good results can be achieved even in the current difficult market conditions. Part of these good results is optimum customer satisfaction, whereby tenants are given the opportunity to realize their ambitions by offering suitable accommodation.
Teun Lebbink is Commercial Manager at Kadans Science Partner.
Teun will focus on further developing the TripleO Campus in Breda and Kadans’ portfolio in the west of the Netherlands. He is partly responsible for Kadans’ acquisition and growth targets.
After completing the HTS Technical Business Administration course, he also followed the NVM SOM real estate course. Teun has worked as a business broker at LBB-Naber and KIN makelaars, among others.
Nienke graduated Cum Laude from the International Real Estate and Facility Management programme at Breda University of Applied Sciences in June 2021. During her studies, she gained experience in the real estate sector at Eindhoven University of Technology and VS Building Care.
Nienke worked as a real estate employee, and in this role supported the development and project teams. She is currently a Project Manager.
Susanne van Leeuwen is an executive secretary at Kadans Science Partner. She is primarily responsible for the secretarial support of the holding board.
After her studies at the NHTV, Susanne held various positions at both large and small international companies. She gained extensive experience in a supporting role, including as an office manager / executive assistant in various sectors. She sees it as a challenge to take over as many tasks as possible and to arrange everything down to the last detail so that her colleagues can fully focus on their area of expertise.
Katie is Commercial Manager for the UK & Ireland at Kadans Science Partner.
Katie joined Kadans from Cushman & Wakefield where she had been for close to 9 years. Starting at Cushman & Wakefield as an Apprentice, Katie has gained a wide range of experience through her career. Before joining Kadans Katie was a highly regarded agent within the South East Office Market. Katie specialised in Tenant representation whilst in the South East Agency Team whilst also serving investor/landlord clients.
Katie is regarded as an Occupier specialist which is great addition to the Kadans expertise and she will work to make our assets occupier ready. Katie is responsible for the leasing of the UK & Ireland portfolio, tenant engagement and managing of our Ecosystem Services.
Kimberley is Communications Professional at Kadans Science Partner. Kimberley is involved in communication in the broadest sense of the word. She is responsible for managing the websites and social media, creating content such as newsletters, press releases and presentations, and she provides support for issues and projects.
Kimberley first studied at the Fotovakschool for a year, then completed her bachelor’s degree in Communication Science at the Radboud University with honours. During her bachelor, she also studied a semester in the United States. Following this, she completed the master’s degree in Persuasive Communication at the University of Amsterdam in January 2018.
While studying, Kimberley already gained extensive experience in photography and communication. She has worked as a professional photographer and has years of experience creating and managing content for both online and print media.
Mirijam works as a secretary/office manager at Kadans Science Partner and still loves the diversity of her job after many years. She has years of experience as an office manager and knows all the ins and outs of the organization.
Mirijam is primarily the secretary of the Kadans Real Estate and Kadans Science Partner boards.
Tim Pardoen is Business Controller at Kadans Science Partner.
Tim studied International Business Administration at the University of Tilburg and also completed a Master’s degree in Strategic Management there. After working in consultancy at a big four accounting firm for over 5 years, Tim started as a business controller.
He is responsible for the preparation of reports and identifying and addressing improvement opportunities in respect of reporting, processes and internal control.
Bram completed his study Real Estate & Real Estate Management at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in March 2021. During his studies, he gained (internship/work) experience at MVGM property management and conducted his graduate research at the Dutch Government Property Agency.
Bram started as a real estate employee at Kadans, and provided support to the development and construction teams from a commercial point of view. He is currently a Development Manager.
Saskia works as Community Manager at the TripleO Campus in Breda. She is the first point of contact and a recognizable face for tenants, visitors and suppliers. She has a connecting role through events, engaging with (and supporting) the tenants, but also putting the campus further on the map.
In 2016, Saskia graduated with a Bachelor in Communication from Avans University of Applied Sciences. Since then, she has worked at various agencies but also in the food industry. Before that, she gained work experience in project management and hospitality. In the role of Community Manager, these three specialities come together beautifully: hospitality, events and communication!
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Manon graduated with a Bachelor’s in Facility Management from the hospitality business school of Saxion University of Applied Sciences in Deventer in 2017. After her studies, Manon started working at Kadans Science Partner as a facility coordinator for the Nijmegen location. She is now teamlead of the facility team.
Manon is responsible for the operational facility management of the Kadans Science Partner portfolio.
Joost joined Kadans in 2006 where he set up the Research Department. Joost currently heads the Management & Research department and is responsible for task scheduling. Also, for the Projects Department, he coordinates the large restructuring projects within the Kadans portfolio.
As development manager, Joost is responsible for the creation of building plans, maintenance of contacts with (potential) tenants, maintaining contact with authorities on permits/permissions and drawing upproposals on the development of existing and new (land) positions.
In 2011, Joost graduated at TiasNimbas Business School in Tilburg, where he received his MRE diploma.
Before joining Kadans, Steijn worked as a financial specialist in the field of mergers & acquisitions and capitalisation advisory at NIBC. In addition to supervising takeover processes, including due diligence, structuring and financing issues, Steijn carried out strategic studies for both listed and private companies in various sectors.
As a board member of Kadans, Steijn is responsible for the international roll-out, strategy and supervision of acquisition and disposition processes.
Steijn Ribbens holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Finance and Investments from the Erasmus University Rotterdam / Rotterdam School of Management.
Jake van der Stel works for Kadans as the manager of the technical department.
Jake finished his HBO study Real Estate and Real Estate Management at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences in 2010, after which he started working in property management. He gained his experience with various property managers and investors such as Yield Plus Nederland, All Fixed Property Management and Renpart Group of Companies.
As Senior Ecosystem Manager, Tom Straeter is responsible for ecosystem management at Kadans Science Partner.
Kadans offers its tenants an integrated real estate solution. This means that in addition to modern office and laboratory space, including well-maintained facility and technical services, you can count on Kadans for a variety of ecosystem services. Kadans facilitates and takes care of everything so that your organisation can make optimum use of the advantages and opportunities of the innovative ecosystem at the science parks and campuses where Kadans is present. This way, Kadans contributes to the success of your organisation.
Tom worked for the management organisation of the Utrecht Science Park in the past few years and has become a specialist in the field of ecosystem and campus development. Tom is a graduate in economic geography from Utrecht University.
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Within Kadans Science Partner, Roël is the teamlead of the technical management team for the real estate in the Eastern Netherlands and, in that capacity, responsible with his team for the technical management of Kadans sites in Wageningen, Schaijk, Nijmegen, Breda, Eindhoven, Helmond and Groningen.
He previously worked as a technical manager at a property management company, where he worked with a portfolio of VvEs and management properties. In the years before, he worked within a department of the municipality of Nijmegen where he led a facilities management department. The experience in property management and the background in facility management are very useful in the position of Technical Property Manager at Kadans Science Partner.
Marco Sturmans is Project Manager at Kadans Science Partner.
After the MTS and HTS Architecture, he worked mostly as a Project Manager, among others, at the Radboud and MRE Partners. He then worked for years as a freelancer, and since 2015 he has been employed by Gielissen BV. At this employer, he has worked on various turnkey projects for Nike at home and abroad.
Marco has realised various projects on the consultancy and client-side as well as on the contractor side. These included nursing buildings, operating theatres, MRI, various faculty buildings for education, research, laboratories and office buildings.
Through a wide variety of realised projects, Marco has gained extensive knowledge of both technology and project processes.
Elise Schipper works as a Hospitality Employee in Plus Ultra I and II on the Wageningen Campus
As a hospitality employee, Elise is the first point of contact for the tenants and visitors of Plus Ultra I and II. Hospitality is Elise’s top priority, and it is important to her that everyone feels welcome and comfortable in Plus Ultra I and II.
Elise has an extensive track record, she has worked as a cook for a long time and then for years as a receptionist/telephonist at Univé. In addition to her job, she is also active as a professional organiser.
After completing her training as a Management Assistant and having worked for years as a departmental secretary at a housing association, Rina now works at Kadans. First as an administrative manager and now as a facility coordinator. At Kadans, Rina is the first point of contact for the tenants on location. Communicating with both tenants and owners is one of Rina’s spearheads.
According to Rina, managing appointments for tenants and owners at various locations throughout the country is essential for providing a satisfactory service to tenants.
Tenants or end users must be able to continue to focus on their core business.
James is Managing Director for the UK & Ireland at Kadans Science Partner.
James joined Kadans from Cushman & Wakefield where he was Head of Life Sciences. James brings significant life science experience to Kadans, having worked on some of Europe’s largest and most advanced centres for life science innovation such as The Francis Crick Institute and Imperial College’s White City Campus. James has supported a large number of organisations, both public and private in the development of their life science strategy and will bring this extensive knowledge to Kadans to deliver new projects and support Kadans growing tenant base.
With his experience, James has gained valuable insight and technical knowledge, enabling him to help Kadans to further strengthen the support of its tenants and bring forward new projects.
As technical manager, Ludo is in charge of various technical issues, such as renovations and alterations, as well as major maintenance and more complex troubleshooting.
Ludo is also responsible for:
– Handling failures and defects;
– Outsourcing and controlling tests/maintenance and inspections;
– Carrying out building inspections;
– Drawing up the Long-term Maintenance Planning (renovations, exterior painting,
replacing roofing, etc.).
Estella van de Ven has joined Kadans Science Partner as a finance employee at Kadans Science Partner. Estella previously worked for eight years as a front and back-office assistant/secretarial assistant for the tax consultants at WVDB Advisors Accountants in Rosmalen. After training as a telephonist/receptionist, Estella obtained her Middle Management degree from Schoevers Training in 2008.
Service-oriented, customer-friendly and solution-oriented work are some of the characteristics that describe her as a person.
Rudi works for Kadans Science Partner as Property Manager in the United Kingdom. He has over 35 years of experience in the sector. Starting with financial services, then in representation and then responsible for managing a mixed property portfolio across the UK and abroad. He was also Head of Property for Randstad UK and Head of Fleet & Facilities at VolkerWessels UK. Rudi: «I am very much looking forward to being involved in Kadans’ major expansion plans in the UK and look forward to making my contribution to the success.
Valerie graduated with a bachelor in Trendwatching and Concept Development in Lifestyle in July 2019. During her minor she was able to specialise in (online) marketing. After graduating, Valerie first worked as a recruiter for a year.
As a junior marketing & communication employee at Kadans, she will mainly be working on the website and online advertisements.
Linda Weinhold works as a Project Manager and completed her studies in Real Estate and Brokerage at Kadans in January 2020.
Linda Weinhold graduated in 2008 from the Cios in Sittard as a Sports and Movement Consultant. After having worked for 6 years at SportCity, she made the choice in 2013 to study Real Estate and Real Estate in Eindhoven. During her studies, she followed a semester at Griffith University in Australia and worked at BHW for 2.5 years as Assistant Financial Controller. There, she gained experience in the redevelopment/transformation of offices into homes and property management.
Rick is technical manager at Kadans Science Partner and is responsible for the technical property management of our campuses in the east of the Netherlands. These are the campuses in Wageningen, Schaijk and Nijmegen.
Rick studied Facility Management at Rijn College in Wageningen. After his studies, he worked for a number of years at Akoesticum, an (inter)national training centre in Ede and then at VGIB (a consultancy and project management agency in the field of housing) as an inspector/advisor. Since 2019 Rick works at Kadans, first as Facility Coordinator for our locations in Wageningen and in 2021 he made the switch to the Property Management department.
Elise Verschoor is a junior ecosystem manager at Kadans Science Partners. Elise has been passionate about Flower&Design from a young age and after that, she worked in hospitality. In the past years, she has further developed her service role and knowledge in a business centre and with her intrinsic motivation, she will support Tom Straeter in his daily work: the ecosystem management at Kadans Science Partners.
Kadans offers its tenants an integrated real estate solution. This means that in addition to modern office and laboratory space, including well-maintained facility and technical services, you can count on Kadans for a variety of ecosystem services. Kadans facilitates and takes care of everything so that your organisation can make optimum use of the advantages and opportunities of the innovative ecosystem at the science parks and campuses where Kadans is present. That’s how Kadans contributes to your organisation’s success.
Are you interested in the ecosystem services Kadans Science Partner offers, or would you like to join Kadans in creating innovative ecosystems? Then please call Elise directly: +31 (0)411 – 625 625 or e-mail: email@example.com
Before joining Kadans, Miguel worked as real estate director in Spain for Threesixty Developments (UK) leading the expansion in Spain of a successful portfolio in the student accommodation sector. Previously, he held different positions in AXA Real Estate including Acquisitions Analyst, Developments Manager and Sales&Lettings manager.
As gatekeeper of the Spanish market for Kadans, Miguel is responsible for the expansion, strategic alliances, and developments processes.
Miguel has a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the UCM (Madrid), a Bachelor degree in Technical Architecture from the UPC (Madrid) and a Master degree in Project Management.
Jens works as commercial manager for the knowledge-intensive property portfolio within Kadans. The tenants of the buildings in this portfolio are mostly spin-off companies of knowledge institutions and young companies looking to grow within an incubator. As commercial manager, he is jointly responsible for Kadans’ acquisition and growth objectives. Jens previously successfully completed his studies in Real Estate & Brokerage at Fontys Hogescholen in Eindhoven.
Beau Reijers is Facility Coordinator for the Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen. Here, she is committed to relieving the campus of facility concerns and to connecting and supporting it within the ecosystem.
After her MBO leisure and hospitality training, Beau completed the HBO facility management course. Beau did her graduation internship at Kadans and finds it a nice challenge to start working as a facility coordinator at Kadans.
Liselotte is head of legal within Kadans Science Partner. She is responsible for the legal ins and outs of the company in all countries where Kadans is located.
This concerns not only operational matters such as contracts for rent, construction, maintenance, the legal guidance of (potentially) new projects, etc., but also all corporate matters such as all corporate law tasks (company structure, decision-making etc) and compliance. In this, Liselotte is assisted by her team and her international network of legal service providers. Liselotte’s goal is for the Legal department to advise Kadans as well as possible in advance on all legal do’s and dont’s, so that Kadans can focus on all challenging and interesting projects now and in the future.
Liselotte completed her law studies at the University of Utrecht. After her studies, she worked in the legal profession for over five years, after which she switched to the business world. In business, Liselotte’s focus has always been on corporate, retail and real estate matters.
Lotte studied Accountancy at the University of Tilburg and completed the post master Register Accountant there as well. After working for almost 9 years at a big four and SME accounting firm, she started at Kadans Science Partner as Financial Controller.
Lotte is responsible for the internal control measures and financial reporting of Kadans Science Partner. Furthermore, Lotte is responsible for applying changes in financial reporting rules and regulations.
Digna Wonink has been appointed HR Manager within Kadans Science Partner. Her area of focus is the entire HR service, including inflow and development of employees as well as outflow, both for the Netherlands and other European countries.
Digna studied Personnel Sciences at the Katholieke Universiteit Brabant. After her studies, she gained extensive experience as an HR business partner/manager in various roles in different sectors for about 20 years.
She has a great passion for HR and the contribution she can make for employees as they are crucial for the success of an organization.
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Will is Senior Development Manager for the UK & Ireland at Kadans Science, working collaboratively with the Commercial Team inthe identification and acquisition of new projects.
Leading on design and delivery of innovative technical spaces, Will is personable and engaging when assimilating stakeholder requirements, bringing a holistic approach to the life-cycle of the development process.
Marcus has an extensive background in the development of commercial and cultural real-estate and activating communities. He pioneered the coworking industry in the Netherlands when he independently developed 9 shared office operations between 2008 and 2013. He founded CIC’s (world’s leading innovation ecosystem /shared-offices and -labs operator) first center outside of the USA and still leads their expansion efforts in Europe. Marcus was part of a small (3 person) elite team (O-team) initiated by the minister of Infrastructure in the Netherlands to support cities in the Netherlands in solving stagnated highly complicated inner city planning and multi-stakeholder development. At Kadans, Marcus is involved in conceptualizing key projects, ensuring they have a qualitative market fit and that they complement and strengthen the local innovation ecosystems. Connecting them to Kadans’ ever growing global network of clients and institutions.
Sammie joined the Kadans team in 2021. Sammie works as the Team Secretary at Kadans Science Partner London office. Sammie brings a number of years of experience as a secretary and PA. Sammie knows all the ins and outs of the UK organization.
Sammie is also the PA for the London based Directors of Kadans Science Partner
Daniela joined the Kadans team in 2021. Daniela is Property Manager within Kadans Science Partner and is responsible for the technical property management of our building in Stevenage, Sycamore House. Daniela brings a number of years of experience in building management after managing a number of high profile buildings in the UK before joining Kadans.
Pierre is working as Community Manager at the Watson & Crick Hill Parc in Mont-Saint-Guibert. He is the first point of contact and face for tenants, visitors, and suppliers.
Pierre’s goal is to make sure that the Belgian Community feel like home sweet home, while joining and experiencing our buildings. You can ask him everything!
Pierre has also a connecting role in building up program events and talking to (and supporting) attendees. And at the end of the day, he is contributing largely to putting the campus further on the map.
Pierre has a degree in Marketing, from the IESN in Namur, Belgium
Geert Akkermans joined Kadans Science Partner as Development Manager for Belgium, he is responsible for the development of new knowledge-intensive real estate projects. After his education as an Architect, Geert gained extensive experience at various companies in different roles in the building process. He started out as an Architect at PCp-arhitects, later he worked in contracting as a Project Director and also as Project Manager for the listed real estate company Befimmo.
Geert has a passion for building and a preference for complex projects.
As Senior Development Manager for Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH, Ilias is mainly responsible for the upcoming projects within the Frankfurt / Rhine-Main-Neckar region. Furthermore, he is involved in the corresponding development processes.
Ilias holds a diploma in Architecture and has more than 19 years of experience in the real estate sector. He possesses extensive knowledge in construction project management as well as project development. Before joining Kadans, he has worked in leading positions for several development companies such as GEG German Estate Group, DIC Asset AG, and Gustav Zech Stiftung Management GmbH.
Claudia is a Commercial Asset Manager for the UK & Ireland.
Claudia joined Kadans from Network Rail where she was an Asset Manager responsible for managing a mixed-use portfolio throughout London and the South East. Claudia focused on delivering real estate solutions to help tenants succeed.
Prior to this Claudia worked at Cushman & Wakefield in their Central London Occupier Representation team. Claudia specialised in advising tenants on their real estate strategy focusing on office acquisitions, lease re-gears and renewals.
Yassine joined Kadans Science Partner as a Transaction & Development Analyst. He is involved in the drawing-up of the Company’s development strategy by supporting investment decisions, transaction process and the development team.
Prior to joining Kadans, Yassine held various positions as an analyst in funds invested in equities and in real estate assets. His last experience was with the PERIAL group, a French real estate developer and investment manager.
He holds a Msc Corporate & Sustainable Finance at Kedge Business School.
Elsa is leading the expansion of Kadans in France.
Elsa joined Kadans from Immobel, where she contributed to the launch and development of its French commercial subsidiary as development director. Previously, Elsa worked at AXA IM Real Asset as development manager on multiple large and complex real estate projects.
She holds an ESSEC Master of Science degree and specialized in the Real Estate and Sustainable Development Chair.
Elise joined Kadans as a development manager to assist in the expansion of Kadans in France.
Prior to joining Kadans, Elise worked for the real estate company Bouygues Immobilier, in charge of the development of mixed used projects in Paris Area. Previously, Elise worked as an urban planner in Brussels and has been involved with both public and private sectors complex projects.
She holds a master’s degree in Urban Planning and uses this approach of the territory in every project to ensure the connection with the French life science ecosystem.
Alexander is Senior Project Manager at Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH. He is mainly responsible for the completion of the project At the Park in Aachen.
He has been working in the construction business for more than 15 years. His strengths are mainly in design, site supervision and project construction. Alexander graduated with a diploma in civil engineering and a master’s degree in real estate and construction project management at University of Wuppertal.
Before joining Kadans, Alexander has worked for large companies like Obermeyer, Tilke GmbH and PSP Architekten Ingenieure, partially on international projects in Mexico, China, and Russia.
As Junior Real Estate Employee for Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH, Alexandra is supporting in various fields e.g. research, acquisition, and recruitment. This includes creating presentations, office organization, and personnel planning. Moreover, she is increasingly involved in the elaboration of the ecosystem.
As Real Estate Analyst for Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH, Frederike is responsible for market research and evaluation as well as real estate scouting, including due diligence support for transactions.
She has nearly 20 years of experience in real estate businesses and several research topics. During her time in consulting, she dealt with questions on location development and regional innovative systems. Therefore, she is familiar with the German start-up environment as well as the demand of research and science related companies. Frederike holds a diploma in Geography and a degree in Real Estate Sciences from IREBS. Before joining Kadans, she worked for well-known companies like Q-Park and Prognos AG.
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Jochen is Senior Development Manager at Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH. He is responsible for the development of new real estate projects that incorporate the specific wishes and requirements of the knowledge-intensive target group, including the specific Kadans features.
He has gained a lot of experience in this field for more than 25 years. For more than 14 years, together with his father, he was responsible for his own office for architecture and urban planning in a partnership. He can look back on numerous prizes and awards in the field of construction. Jochen graduated with a diploma in architecture from the Technical University of Darmstadt. In the past, he has been involved in many large projects and has worked for well-known companies such as HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG, where he was employed as project director.
Sabine is team assistant of Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH. She is responsible for the general office organization as well as for the preparation of presentations, real estate related research, support of the accounting department and much more.
Before joining Kadans, she had already gained a lot of experience as an assistant in various industries and has now found her new challenge in the real estate industry.
Martjan is the Director | Head of Property Management within Kadans Science Partner. With his Property Management team, he is responsible for the technical and facility management of the existing real estate portfolio which will grow significantly in the coming period.
Martjan is a professional in Property Management. After his education in Architectural Engineering, he gained a lot of experience at Corio and later on as PMPS Manager at Unibail-Radmco-Westfield where he was responsible for tendering, contracting and the implementation of several service provider contracts, and he supervised several relocation/leasing and maintenance projects.
Within Kadans Science Partner, Stephanie is the Ecosystem Manager High-Tech within the Ecosystem Management team of Tom Straeter.
She is the pivot of Kadans’ extensive international high-tech community. As ecosystem manager, Stephanie, together with her colleague Vincent Steine, Ecosystem Manager Life Sciences, stimulates and initiates knowledge sharing and collaboration between Kadans’ tenants in the European network, as well as with other companies and knowledge institutes on science parks and campuses. This will make Kadans’ tenants even more innovative and successful.
Stephanie studied at TU Eindhoven with a BSc in Technical Business Administration and MSc in Innovation Management. Afterwards, she worked as a consultant at Berenschot.
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Lucienne has joined the commercial team within Kadans Science Partner as Asset Manager and will focus on the further development of the various properties in the west of the Netherlands.
Afterher education as a certified real estate agent, Lucienne first worked as a real estate agent before starting at Merin in 2005 as Property Manager Commercial. After that, she worked for 5 years as Asset Manager at Vastint. For the last couple of years she worked as Commercial Manager at Cobraspen Vastgoed.
Anne van Dijke is the Technical Manager for the properties in Utrecht. After graduating with a Facility Management degree, she worked for various companies and specialised further in the technical side of property management.
Miranda is Facility Coordinator within Kadans Science Partner and responsible for the Plus Ultra location in Leiden.
She studied Facility Management at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and then worked at Vegro Verpleegartikelen as a Facility Management employee.
Miranda is, together with the other coordinators, responsible for the facility management of the Kadans Science Partner portfolio under the supervision of the Facility Manager.
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Rion van Gend
As a development manager within Kadans Science Partner, Rion van Gend is responsible for the development of new real estate projects that incorporate the specific wishes and requirements of the knowledge-intensive target group, including the specific Kadans features.
Rion has a broad HBO education that combines engineering and business administration and has worked at leading international consultants and contractors (Cofely, Arcadis, Stork, Turner & Townsend, DPR). Rion’s broad work experience includes projects in life sciences, data centres and manufacturing.
Tim de Jong is Project Manager at Kadans Science Partner.
Tim has an engineering background and has worked as a project manager for the consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV for the past 20 years. In this role, Tim was involved in the realisation of the transformation of the Kadans buildings A and M on the Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen. Years later, this collaboration ensures that Tim has chosen Kadans with great enthusiasm.
As Commercial Development Manager, Rob van Overbeek is responsible for finding new opportunities in the form of single and multi-tenant real estate projects, with a strong focus on the knowledge-intensive sector. He is the first point of contact for stakeholders at science parks and guides potential tenants through the process of concluding a development and/or lease agreement.
Rob completed his Commercial Economics studies at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven with the Post-HBO studies Project Management and Real Estate. In the past, he has fulfilled various roles in Sales, Marketing and Business Development. His strength lies in understanding and optimally facilitating the primary process of his clients. He likes to use this experience in complex housing issues in order to offer Kadans’ tenants an optimal working environment.
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After graduating in Human Resources, Isolde started working at Adecco, where she held various positions for 17 years. After that, she worked for several years as an HR officer/manager at the Japanese company Iris Ohyana Europe.
Isolde is Kadans’ HR business partner and works in the team of HR manager Digna Wonink.
Thijs Span works as a corporate development analyst at Kadans. He works in the Corporate Development team, supporting the Management Board and the Corporate Development Manager. He supports the team in making investment decisions and in the transaction process at home and abroad. Thijs also carries out market analyses, evaluates real estate propositions and drafts investment memorandums.
Thijs obtained his Master’s degree in Finance at the University of Groningen. During his master’s studies, he frequently had to deal with complex theoretical, but also practical, financial issues concerning various asset classes, including real estate. In addition, he gained experience as a junior treasurer and all-around financial employee at various companies.
Sandra is the manager of the facility department within Kadans Science Partner. She is responsible for all soft services and Food & Beverages together with her team of facility colleagues within the Dutch portfolio.
After her Facility Management studies, Sandra held various facility functions within, among others, the headquarters of Shell in The Hague to retail companies such as Free Record Shop, V&D and Blokker. In recent years, Sandra has been working as a facilities consultant for Drees & Sommer within various companies with different facilities assignments.
Janine works as a Property Manager of Kadans Science Partner Germany GmbH. She is mainly responsible for the management of our properties in Germany, especially At the Park Aachen.
She graduated as a real estate agent and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Janine has gained more than 10 years of professional experience through companies such as STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH, SEGRO Germany GmbH or DIC Onsite GmbH. She was responsible for managing properties in the office, logistics, retail, and residential sectors.
Stan studied Accountancy at Fontys University of Applied Sciences and then gained three years of experience at an accountancy firm. After this, he obtained his Master’s degree in Accountancy at Tilburg University and started working as an Assistant Financial Controller at Kadans Science Partner.
Stan’s responsibilities include auditing the financial administration, preparing reports, making analyses and optimising internal control measures.
Karina is the Community Manager within Kadans Science Partner. She is the driving force behind Kadans’ online platform and will, in close collaboration with other colleagues from Kadans’ ecosystem management team, activate and manage Kadans’ European community of more than 400 knowledge-intensive tenants at 25 science parks and campuses.
She studied Anthropology and Development Studies (cum laude) at Radboud University. In recent years, she has also gained experience and expertise as community manager at Holland Innovative, and AI Innovation Center and High Tech Plaza at High Tech Campus Eindhoven.
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James is Development Manager for the UK & Ireland bringing with him a wealth of experience gained across Healthcare, Hospitality, Commercial and Logistics. James is delighted to be moving back into the Healthcare space with Kadans, having previously acted as a client-side Project Manager for CVS Veterinary Group PLC.
Putting the end-user at the heart of everything he does, James provides end-to-end project delivery experience, having delivered both new-build and refurbishment programmes. Continually striving to improve both quality and value, James is excited to help build the Kadans footprint in the UK and build strong bonds with suppliers, partners and clients alike.
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Naomi de Groot
Naomi has joined Kadans Science Partner as junior commercial manager and will, together with the commercial managers, focus on the further development of the Rotterdam Science Tower.
She graduated from the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences in 2022, specialising in Real Estate & Real Estate. Her graduation research was carried out at the request of Dura Vermeer (subject: shared mobility).
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Leon de Koning
As project manager fit-out, Leon is mainly responsible for the realisation of the fit-out designs for the tenants in the various Kadans buildings. He is part of Peter Thijssen’s team.
After his MBO furniture and interior design training, he went on to study technical business administration at HBO level. After completing these courses, Leon has built up years of experience in the completion of various projects.
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Peter is the Director | Head of Construction within the Kadans Science Partner team and falls directly under Technical Director Joost van de Rakt.
He is responsible for the Dutch project management team.
Peter and his team are responsible for the realisation of new knowledge-intensive projects, redevelopment projects, renovations within the existing portfolio and also the various fit-outs for our tenants. Together with his team, he maintains contact with the tenants, stakeholders and construction partners during the construction of a project.
Peter Thijssen worked for BAM for many years after his education. From 2016 he has held a number of management positions at other builders, most recently at Aedes Real Estate as director of realisation.
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Sanjana is Facility Coordinator for Rotterdam, based in the Rotterdam Science Tower.
During and after her Facility Management studies at Hogeschool Rotterdam, she worked as a Front Office Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam and as a Management Assistant at Veolia Biothane.
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Dionne van Hoeij
Dionne is Facility Coordinator within Kadans Science Partner and responsible for the locations Kennispoort, Disruptor and Meulensteen House Of Robotics at the TU/e campus in Eindhoven.
She completed her Facility Management studies at the HAN in 2022.
Together with the other coordinators, Dionne is responsible for the facility management of Kadans Science Partner portfolio under supervision of the Facility Manager.
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Onno Husson is responsible for Kadans Science Partner’s events, which range from a festive opening of a new building to a successful summer drinks party for tenants. The diverse events he organises contribute to Kadans’ innovative ecosystem.
Onno studied HBO Leisure Sciences in Breda and then joined Hutten Catering as a start-up and catering manager. He also ran his own company in the events sector.
After a temporary foray into commerce and planning, he is very happy to have been able to make the transition to corporate events within real estate.
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Oliver is an Assistant Development Manager at Kadans for the UK and Ireland.
Prior to joining Kadans Oliver was ga raduate project manager at AECOM where he specialised in the science sector, working on the design and fit-out of bespoke laboratories, as well as the construction of space technology testing facilities.
Oliver places great emphasis on clear and effective communication with stakeholders to ensure end-user requirements are not only met but exceeded. By always considering the bigger picture, Oliver is able to identify opportunities for improvements to add value to his projects.
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Within Kadans Science Partner, Marleen is the Facility Coordinator for the locations in Wageningen, both at the BioScience Park and on the grounds of Wageningen University: Plus Ultra I and II.
She completed her Facility Management studies at the HAN in 2022.
Together with the other coordinators, Marleen is responsible for the facility management of the Kadans portfolio under the supervision of the Facility Manager.
As project manager fit-out at Kadans Science Partner, Stefan is mainly responsible for the realization of the fit out designs for the tenants in the various Kadans properties.
He is trained as a framework cabinetmaker SH&M and has years of experience as a project manager in interior design and in the glass industry. Stefan most recently worked as an Account Project Manager at KP, a turnkey interior design company. In this capacity Stefan worked for Kadans among others in Plus Ultra Leiden.
Michel van Galen studied business economics at the KUB and then worked at BNP Paribas Factor for many years as Asset Manager, within Kadans Science Partner he is a back office lease administration employee and thus responsible for the correct and complete processing of all data in the lease administration, both for the Netherlands and abroad.
Demi successfully completed her studies in Real Estate and Brokerage at Fontys in 2022. She has successfully completed her graduation research and report on the topic «the added value of ecosystem services» at Kadans Science Partner.
She has started as a junior commercial manager and will support the commercial team in carrying out daily operations.
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Robin van Dijk
Robin van Dijk is Legal Counsel within Kadans Science Partner alongside Liselotte Wertenbroek. Robin is highly versatile, from specific questions on tenancy and construction law to corporate matters of the firm.
Robin completed her law studies at Tilburg University, where she majored in construction law. After her studies, she completed her professional training as a lawyer at an Amsterdam law firm with a focus on tenancy law. She then started working at a medium-sized law firm in Eindhoven specializing in real estate, where she further developed in rental and construction law.
She wants to use this specialist knowledge and her broad interest in real estate to support Kadans in its ongoing and new, challenging projects.
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Daan de Gier
Daan is Facility Coordinator within Kadans Science Partner and responsible for the At the Park Rijswijk location.
He studied Facility Management at the Haagsche Hogeschool and, alongside his studies, worked at the Kessler Foundation, Rabobank and the Ministry’s facilities company.
Together with the other coordinators, Daan is responsible for the facilities management of the Kadans Science Partner portfolio under the supervision of the Facility Manager.
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Loly is the office manager for the French Kadans Science Partner team. Before Loly joined Kadans, she held various positions in the legal field within audit and consultancy firms, collective societies of copyright and the music industry.
She is very involved in ecology and climate-related challenges. Loly used to own a vegan catering business for 7 years.
Before joining Kadans, she worked for an international group specialising in corporate facility management. She believes in sustainable development and will take care of the French Kadans team.
Ben Bouter is, as Technical Manager, responsible for the Kadans properties on the Zernike Campus in Groningen, working in Martjan Blijleven’s team.
Ben first obtained mechanical engineering AOT at Hanzehogeschool and then HIT mechanical engineering. He then started working at Cofely and then as a project manager at Kropman. From 2016, he worked for the University of Groningen as project leader & coordinator.
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Patrick van Buul
Patrick van Buul is teamlead FA within Kadans Science Partner and is responsible for monitoring the day-to-day administration.
Patrick received his bachelor’s degree in business economics from Avans Hogeschool. He has years of experience as a Finance Employee at a wholesaler of audio equipment.
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Lisa completed her master’s degree in Architecture, Building and Planning at TU Eindhoven in 2022 after previously obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences. During her studies, she gained (internship/work) experience at a building consultancy firm in Eindhoven, among other things.
Within Kadans Science Partner, Lisa is Development Manager, working in Johan van Gerven’s team.
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Franck joined Kadans Science Partner France as Head of Development. After graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering, Franck gained a lot of experience at JLL, where he was responsible for the Project Management department in charge of complex refurbishment projects.
He thus developed skills in:
Real estate developments (best use and feasibility studies, program description, contract structuring, tendering process, design and execution management, building permit process, contract management)
Acquisition of real estate properties (redevelopment advisory, technical due diligence and technical negotiations)
Vente en l’Etat Futur d’Achèvement (sale in the future state of completion) negotiations on behalf of sellers and investors
Leases negotiations and fit-out integration on behalf of landlords and tenants’ business development including projects sourcing, client repeat business and RFP
Franck is excited to help to build the Kadans footprint in France.
Pierre is the Project Director at Kadans Science Partner in France. It is his responsibility to guarantee the feasibility and the achievements of the projects, and to contribute to the development of the operations.
Prior to joining Kadans, Pierre worked for the construction company Vinci as Business Development Manager in the Paris Area. Previously, Pierre worked as a building site manager for the construction company Bouygues. He operated on several real estate projects, offices, engineering schools, industries, and shopping centres.
At Kadans Science Partner, Vincent is the Ecosystem Manager Life Sciences within Tom Straeter’s Ecosystem Management team. He is the hub of Kadans’ extensive international life sciences community. As ecosystem manager, Vincent, together with his colleague Stephanie Riffo, Ecosystem Manager High Tech, stimulates and initiates knowledge sharing and cooperation between tenants in Kadans’ European network, as well as with other companies and knowledge institutes on science parks and campuses. As a result, Kadans tenants will be even more innovative and successful.
Vincent has extensive work experience in life sciences and pharma in both specialist and commercial positions at renowned organisations such as Sandoz and Sanquin and smaller biotech companies. This gives him an extensive international life sciences network. Vincent is trained in clinical biochemistry.
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Within Kadans Science Partner, Isa is the Facility Coordinator for the locations at the Utrecht Science Park, including Accelerator.
She graduated from the Utrecht University of Applied Sciences in 2022, majoring in Facility Management. She did her graduation internship at ISS facility services (with their client PwC). There, she conducted research on measuring the quality of facility services at various offices.
Together with the other coordinators, Isa is responsible for the facilities management of the Kadans portfolio under the supervision of the Facility Manager.
Within Kadans Science Partner, Pascal is the Junior Business Controller on Tim Pardoen’s team.
Pascal completed the Master Finance at Tilburg University in 2021. He then spent a year working at McCain Foods as a Financial Analyst, this experience sparked an interest in Business Control, which he wants to develop further in within Kadans.
Together with Tim Pardoen, Business Controller, Pascal is responsible for reporting, process improvement and BI.
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Benny is Technical Manager for the Kadans Science Partner properties on the Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen
Benny gained years of experience as a technical manager at MVGM and later as a technical account manager at Flexim after graduating in Architecture (majoring in Management & Maintenance).
He works in the Property Management team for Eastern Netherlands under the management of Roël Struijk.
Marine joined Kadans Science Partner as an Investment & Asset Manager and is involved in the acquisition process of future Kadans projects in France.
Before joining Kadans, Marine worked at Altarea as an Investment Manager, contributing to the acquisition and asset management of complex office refurbishment projects in Paris.
Previously, Marine worked at Société Foncière Lyonnaise (SFL) as an Investment Analyst on office projects.
She holds an ESSEC Master Of Science degree and was a member of the ESSEC Real Estate and Sustainable Chair. She was one of the four finalists of the French Prize ” Les Pierres d’Or 2022″ in the “Young Future Talent” category.
Before joining Kadans, David worked as a development manager and technical director for Asentis Plus and Avintia.
Previously, he was a project Manager for Grupo Zena and the engineering firm EPTISA. During these years, David acquired solid knowledge and skills in project management of complex buildings, including office and residential buildings, shopping centres, retail stores, and industrial facilities. This background allows him to guarantee excellent performance in managing various construction projects.
David holds a degree in architecture from UPM (Madrid).
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Iñigo de Uriarte Arbaiza
Iñigo is Junior Commercial Manager in the commercial team for Kadans Spain, where he is focused on attracting tenants to our Spanish portfolio and developing alliances with key entities.
Before joining Kadans, Iñigo worked in the car industry, leading the development of the PSA Group in-house rent-a-car company in Spain. Previously he was a member of the commercial team of an online car auction multinational company.
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Thibaut joined Kadans Science Partner as a technical property manager. Before joining Kadans, he worked in the wind farms industry for more than 15 years. Thibaut worked at Air-Energy and Eneco Wind Belgium where he held several positions, starting from project engineer to operations and maintenance manager of wind farm parc, and finally project manager high voltage (design, purchase to operations).
Thibaut’s goal at Kadans is to ensure the maintenance and technical follow-up and upgrade of the Belgian properties are performed in a way keeping our assets at their utmost technical level.
In his role, Thibaut takes care of our tenants to support their success through stable and reliable technical operations!
Thibaut graduated as an engineer in electromechanics at ISI-ECAM, in Brussels, Belgium.
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Anne-Marie is Teamlead Backoffice within Kadans Science Partner, which falls under Property Management.
After her HEAO MER studies, she worked for many years in both brokerage and finance.
Together with her Back Office team, she is responsible for drawing up reports and guaranteeing all the information on Kadans properties in the portfolio.
She works closely with the technical and facilities colleagues as well as the administration department.
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Ilse Spijkers is one of the hospitality employees within Kadans Science Partner, working at the head office in Haaren.
She has a very varied work history in which she worked for Achmea as an underwriter for many years. She also has her own Art Academy, specialising in lifelike animal portraits. Ilse believes that everyone can draw and paint. She lets students experience this through workshops and courses where they use their creativity to push boundaries and grow personally.
Sandrine de Wouters joined Kadans as Senior Asset Manager in 2022 and is now leading the Belgian activities as Head of Belgium. Prior to joining Kadans, she has been working in the Real Estate and Banking industry for more than 15 years. Sandrine worked at ING Bank as Corporate Lending Advisor and at Cofinimmo (the foremost Belgian listed property company) where she gained extensive experience in Transaction & Asset management and Business development of (healthcare) real estate.
Working out of Belgium, Sandrine’s goal with her team is to bring innovation in state-of-the-art properties by linking strong ties with universities, tenants and stakeholders of science parks, to maintain, improve and expand the Belgian activities. Beyond real estate, joining Kadans gives tenants access to a large network, where knowledge-intensive organisations can meet, share, and even provide services one to the other; it is what we call “ecosystem services“. Sandrine takes care of her tenants to support their success in her role!
Sandrine holds a diploma in Economics (Master’s degree) from the University of Namur, Belgium.
For questions, you can reach her either by phone at +31 (0)411 625 625 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Eveline van den Houdt
Eveline van den Houdt is Backoffice Employee within Kadans Science Partner, which department falls under Property Management.
She first worked in the hospitality industry for several years after completing her hospitality education at De Rooi Pannen. Since 2017, her focus has been on commercial inside sales positions. Last year, she made the switch to a position in the property management department.
Within the Back Office team, Eveline is partly responsible for drawing up reports and guaranteeing all information about the Kadans properties present in the portfolio.
She works closely with the technical and facilities colleagues as well as the administration department.
Any questions? Please contact her directly by phone on +31 (0)411 625 625. E-mail: email@example.com
Patricia Meesters is backoffice employee service cost within Kadans Science Partner, which department falls under Property Management.
She made a switch to financial functions after graduating from MDGO. For the past 15 years, Patricia has held various financial administrative positions.
Within the Back Office team, Patricia is jointly responsible for preparing the service charge statements and service charge budgets for the tenants of the Kadans properties in the portfolio.
She works closely with the technical and facilities colleagues as well as the administration department.
Ewout Spronk is Commercial Manager within Kadans Science Partner, working from the Asset Management team led by Reinoud van den Heuvel.
Within the team, he is responsible for further filling laboratory and office buildings in the Randstad region with knowledge-intensive organisations, startups and scale ups.
In his previous employment, Ewout worked as a business broker at Molenbeek Makelaars, then as Asset Manager and Acquisitor at Coop, Senior Acquisitor at Lidl and in his last employment as Commercial Manager at De nieuwe Norm, where he was responsible for the acquisition of, among other things, office properties for transformation into residential units.
Any questions? Contact us directly by telephone at +31 (0)411 625 625. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maarten is Technical Manager for the Kadans Science Partner properties Plus Ultra Leiden and Plus Ultra Amsterdam.
After studying Hotel & Event Management, he worked for several years as Property & Facility Manager at DVM B.V. in Amsterdam. Here, his responsibilities included the management and facility processes of various office properties.
Within Kadans, he works in the Property Management team for the Western Netherlands under the leadership of Erwin Langbroek.
Grzegorz “Greg” Szewczyk joined Kadans from Autolus, where he was Instrument & Controls Technician II. He is a well-humoured, practical and pragmatic team player with over 20 years of professional experience in logistics, banking and biotechnology. He is well-known for his problem-solving and coordinating skills.
Suzanne Verbruggen is the Marketing Professional within Kadans Science Partner, which department is headed by Wendy van Duijnhoven.
She found her way towards Marketing & Communication after studying Commercial Economics at Fontys as quite quickly and she now has years of experience at various commercial organisations such as ISP-Next and Panasonic Heating & Cooling.
Within the Marketing & Communications team, she is responsible for coordinating various marketing projects.
Mark van de Sande is the Projects & Sustainability Manager within Kadans Science Partner, working in the Property department under the direction of Martjan Blijleven.
Within the team, he is responsible for various projects related to making the existing Kadans properties in the Dutch portfolio more sustainable. He will also manage various refurbishment and maintenance projects.
Mark studied Electrical Engineering, Technical Business Administration and Higher Facilities Management. In previous employments, he has worked as Technology engineer and Facility & Utilities manager. His strength lies in setting up, implementing and monitoring projects where process optimisation is paramount.
Any questions? Contact him directly by phone on +31 (0)411 625 625. E-mail: email@example.com
Nicole Hernandez is a Finance Employee within Kadans Science Partner responsible for monitoring the day-to-day administration within the Finance team led by Patrick van Buul.
She completed her MBO study Junior Assistant Accountant at the Koning Willem I colleague in ‘s-Hertogenbosch and gained the necessary experience during her internship periods.
Mairi is Ecosystem Manager for the UK & Ireland at Kadans Science Partner.
Mairi has a wealth of experience in early stage tech fundraising, project management and outward facing relationship building (public and private sector). She began her career in major government sponsored infrastructure projects before moving into the innovation and entrepreneurship landscape. As Head of Operations for a venture capital backed bio-tech start-up, she gained broad business experience bringing a product to market and fundraising both in the UK and abroad. Through her recent roles within the Catapult Network, Smart Specialisation Hub and Innovate UK’s Knowledge Transfer Network, Mairi has built a deep understanding of how to link the research, commercial and investment worlds.
Léon is a Junior Asset Manager at Kadans for the UK and Ireland.
Before joining Kadans, Léon worked for 2 and a half years in the Property and Asset Management department at Strettons. There, he managed a mixed-use portfolio for institutions, property companies and private investors. Léon specialised in providing strategic advice to maximise the value of his clients’ investments and ensure compliance with contractual and statutory obligations. At Kadans, Léon leverages his expertise to support the strategic management and growth of the company’s UK and Ireland portfolio.
Léon is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Karianne Poirters gained extensive experience as a financial assistant after her MBO (intermediate vocational training) in social law. She reinforces Kadans’ Finance team on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Bram Verschuren is a project manager, working in the Construction department under the direction of Peter Thijssen.
Bram is currently doing his minor for the Real Estate & Real Estate Management course at Fontys.
Bram’s main interest during his studies was in construction, and also during his internship he noticed that the direction development and project management suited him better than property management. He is currently working part-time at Kadans until he completes his studies.
Mark is the Head of Property at Kadans for the UK and Ireland.
Mark is a Chartered Surveyor and joined from Bruntwood where he was their Head of Property Management. Mark has experience in core property and facilities management activities as well as procurement, supplier management, ESG and Sustainability. Prior to Bruntwood, Mark worked at CBRE in Dubai and in the UK managing properties for Pension Funds and Developers.
As well as being active with the RICS, Mark also sits on APC Assessment Panels and is a APC Mentor offering support to internal and external candidates.
Mark has a passion for delivering transformation change and excellence across our property teams in the UK.
Do you have any questions? Please contact us directly by phone: +31 (0)411 625 625 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Azadeh Pirzadeh works as a Data Analyst at Kadans Science Partner. Together with the Director Key Projects, Marcus Fernhout, Azadeh forms Kadans’ Market Intelligence department. They support Kadans’ internal teams to further develop world-class Science Clusters by best serving our specialist clients in delivering global connectivity -through our network of research driven nodes- through local connectivity -through embeddedness in local research ecosystems.
Azadeh eats data for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has 13 years of experience and holds several University degrees in the fields of Computer Engineering and Data sciences (specialised in life science).
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Derbhla joined Kadans as an Investment Analyst supporting the UK & Ireland team on transactions and financial services.
Derbhla developed a passion for the R&D and knowledge intensive sector while studying for her MEng in Biomedical Engineering from Trinity College Dublin. Upon graduating, Derbhla gained experience in Private Equity working in Goldman Sachs and Thor Equities where she was exposed to real estate acquisitions across a range of sectors and geographies. Derbhla hopes to leverage these experiences in real estate investing alongside her first-hand exposure to the R&D industry to further Kadans growing presence across Europe.
Do you have any questions? Please call us directly: +31 (0)411 – 625 625 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Markus Scheja joined Kadans Science Partner as Managing Director of Germany.
He has spent the seven years before joining Kadans as Vice President & Head of Property Management Germany & Europe at different companies. He has 20+ years of experience in construction, project management, property management, procurement, and development. Markus lays emphasis on a thoroughly authentic and motivating leadership style.
With his experience, Markus has gained valuable insight and knowledge, enabling him to help Kadans to further strengthen the overall effectiveness of the German market.
Do you have any questions? Please contact Markus by phone +49 (0) 211 976 32 862 or email email@example.com
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