Natasja started her Exhibition career at Earls Court & Olympia in London in the Event Management. She pursued her career with the Organisers VNU & Miller Freeman before joining the newly formed team at ExCeL London, where she helped to get ExCeL open for business as London’s brand new exhibition centre.
In 2004 she moved back to The Netherlands taking up the position of Operations Director for UBM’s Food & Pharma portfolio’s. From there she became EMEA Operations & Event Services Director responsible for the event operations and customer service for over 30 UBM events in the region. Natasja currently works as Head of Event & Exhibitor Success at Jaarbeurs, one of The Netherlands major Exhibition & Event venues. Here she is responsible for the event delivery and customer service for inhouse & and guest events.
With 25 years’ experience in delivering successful large scale events, Natasja has a track record at senior level covering all aspects of show strategy & delivery including venue negotiations, operational delivery, customer service, health & safety, sustainability, procurement & contract negotiations, team leadership, financial management and strategic development.