Meet the Blue Lynx Team

Here below, you can meet all of the Blue Lynx staff members. We are a dedicated, international team who will be delighted to meet you. Scroll sideways to view all of our profiles. We also invite you to watch our company video here, the Story of Blue Lynx.

Tina

CEO

Tina is an expert in talent acquisition. She is a natural innovator and well known for her formidable business savvy. After 30 years of doing business in The Netherlands, Tina ‘gets’ how to get things done and is a consistent source of knowledge and inspiration for her team and clients alike. She is also a walking repository of brilliant HR anecdotes.

Most impressively, Tina has raised a stunning teenage son and the world’s most energetic dog (aka the Blue Lynx Branch Manager). Her warmth and energy light up the room and she loves nothing more than a good laugh with close friends.

Dina

CFO

Dina has worked at Blue Lynx for 28 years. She is the Finance Director and the ‘go to’ person within the organisation. There is nothing about recruitment or finance that she doesn’t know. Her open door policy, unbelievable work ethic and dedication makes Dina an unmissable member of Blue Lynx.
Dina is a yoga loving, cat loving, Canada loving, fun loving, creative and caring person. Family comes first where Dina is concerned and what a great family she has.

Arla

HR Manager

Arla is a hoot. She is a comedienne which is a breath of fresh air when it comes to the field of HR. Her unique method, unwavering professionalism and dedication to Blue Lynx and our clients and employees alike is what sets Arla apart. She has been a great asset since her first day here at Blue Lynx.
Arla brings diverse sector and discipline experience with her, making her a dynamic and commercially minded HR professional. A real “spider in the web”, her mother hen approach is invaluable both in the office and on site.
Originally from Canada, Arla has called The Hague home for over a decade. She actively volunteers in her community, loves making every holiday special for her teammates and loved ones alike. She is the epitome of work hard and play hard.

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David

Business Development Manager

David joined the Blue Lynx team in 2016 as Business Development Manager. He has over 30 years post qualification experience. As a member of the Business Development team, he is responsible for initiating new relationships with a range of companies and institutions.
David not only works with prospects and clients he also initiates relationships with external partners and other individuals that could enhance the Blue Lynx business development efforts. David has worked within a number of industries and companies of diverse sizes and cultures. Firstly self-employed, then as a consultant and most recently in full-time employment. This experience enables him to easily reach out to staff, management and C-level prospects within any organisation.
David grew up in the UK and currently resides in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and considers himself as European “Forget about the box” thinker.

Zanina

Recruitment Consultant (on secondment)

Driven by the motto: “everyone deserves to have the job they deserve”, Zanina Katira is an experienced Recruitment Consultant. Having worked in small start-ups and large corporates, she has gained broad experience in recruiting for a variety of positions. She gets a kick out of anything that has to do with IT and she is known for being loyal and proactive. Out of the office, you can find her taking photos, wandering around the city, playing a nice poker game or dancing her ass off to good techno music.

Teodora

Recruitment Consultant

Teodora loves to help others in finding exciting job opportunities and is delighted to assist organisations in the search for the right people. Driven by a strong motivation and an extreme passion, she has progressed in her career very quickly and is more than excited to be a part of the Recruitment World. While being a recruitment consultant is her primary function, Teodora also enjoys cooking and bringing happiness to other people by sharing delicious treats.

Chrysanthi

Senior Vendor & Talent Acquisition Specialist

Chrysanthi is passionate about supporting people to make the best next step in their career and building long lasting partnerships with clients and candidates. She is known for her warm and open communication style. The focus of her current role is executive recruitment in the Netherlands and in other European countries for international organisations. While recruitment is her primary job function by day, Chrysanthi also enjoys spending time with her son and exploring the beautiful country that is the Netherlands with him.

Jillian

Marketing and Recruitment Support

Jillian divides her time between working at Blue Lynx and studying International Business. This is her first job in a commercial environment and she loves the buzz and great learning opportunities. While primarily managing all aspects of the organisation’s social media, Jillian has a significant role in upholding the Blue Lynx brand. She enjoys traveling (especially to Canada), shopping and driving her mum’s car!!

Stephanie

Team Lead Recruitment Support

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” ~Steve Jobs
With a background in recruitment and an educational background in Leadership and Management, Stephanie’s passion for HR shines through. Her genuine/authentic care for people is a breath of fresh air. Just as Blue Lynx changed her life, she enjoys changing the lives of others. Also, she demonstrates calmness, and this trait brings efficiency and synergy in our team. Stephanie was born and raised outside of Chicago. She has a big family who is supportive and always is there no matter the circumstance. She moved to the Netherlands about three years ago, and is soaking up every moment of it.

She enjoys travelling and likes to get to know the culture to the fullest potential. She does this by being brave and trying their cuisine. Eating and exploring different kinds of cuisine is a passion of hers. It allows one get to know a culture on an intimate level, she says. You will also see her and her boyfriend training and playing with their cute French bulldog, Sailor (who is warming up to be Gracie’s friend). You can also see her on the golf course swinging away!
“A golf swing is a collection of corrected mistakes!” ~ Carol Mann

Cynthia

HR & Finance Support

Cynthia has worked as an organisational and administration consultant for more than 17 years. Her expertise lies in solution focus approach, project management and strategic planning. She also has experience working in different countries and enjoys learning from other cultures. Currently working as Operations Administrator at Blue Lynx, Cynthia has taken the challenge of learning another language and working in a different industry. As a trained coach and counsellor, she enjoys listening and talking with people. She believes you can learn something useful from every single moment in your life and sharing this with others is the best legacy you can leave.

Daantje

Recruitment Support & Researcher

Daantje gets things done. Just ask her once and she delivers exactly what you want, when you want it and with flair. Once a team lead at Albert Heijn, Daantje is a natural at coordinating people, capably handling multiple tasks and keeping projects on track. She has incredible energy and plays a vital role in keeping things ticking at Blue Lynx. When she is not in the office, Daantje is studying at university, and is fond of dancing or trying out new dishes.

Ernesto

Team Lead Recruitment

Ernesto is one in a million. He is a marketing graduate with an exemplary career path in sales and recruitment.
He is a fun loving, hard working, dedicated top recruiter - who always goes the extra 10 miles for his candidates, clients and colleagues. He leaves no stone unturned until he has found the best candidate for his client.
He loves life and having fun with his friends, family and colleagues. He’s always willing to help make a difference to people. He is an avid volunteer helping those less fortunate than himself, a passionate drone flyer and the smartest dressed recruiter in the Northern Hemisphere.

Roxana

Junior Recruiter

Roxana is an emphatic and ambitious person. She is specialised in strategic communication and international relations. For her recruitment is about going the extra mile, timing and networking. Her passions include: literature, sports and foreign languages.

Joana

Recruitment Consultant

What would Blue Lynx do without Joana? Joana recently joined Blue Lynx and it’s as if a happy warm breeze entered the company. Also, when she talks on the phone you hear she’s smiling. Joana has recently obtained a Master’s Degree in Strategic Human Resources Management. Joana works within the recruitment team and this is clearly the right spot for her with her natural aptitude to recruit. Originally from Portugal, she speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English fluently. She is a walking encyclopaedia on football – you name it she knows it. She also loves to listen to music and socialise with friends at the weekend.

Kinga

Recruitment Support & Researcher

Kinga recently joined Blue Lynx Team as Recruitment Support and Researcher. Having worked in a Human Resources consulting company she has gained experience in providing employment background checks and obtaining references. Driven by passion and goals she has changed her life and career once she relocated to the Netherlands. The focus of her current role is to support the recruitment team and help candidates get hired by providing excellent customer service. While recruitment is her primary job function by day, Kinga also enjoys going out and networking. Beside that Kinga is a big fun of discovering new places, culture, cuisine and collecting postcards from all over the world !

Sabrin

Recruitment Support & Researcher

Now a Recruitment support Sabrin started her career within Blue Lynx as a Business development and Recruitment Intern. Learning and gaining experiences from the best colleagues in the world. Self-development and facing challenges are her two most favorable trades. Leading her currently to face her greatest fear: public speaking.
Sabrin has lived in over 5 countries within her short lifespan of 24 years. Which taught her many things as well as leaving her with a passion for cultures and languages. Having mastered 4 she is currently working on her 5th. She is easy to talk to and has a bubbly personality which makes for a fun and engaging conversation. Hence her passion in life is to be able to connect to as many people as she can, including you.

Teo

Teo

HR Administrator

Teo is a people person. Motivated by people and being able to make a difference in people’s lives, a career in Human Resources just seemed like the logical thing to do. With a background in Sociology and Anthropology she is fascinated by the patterns that bring people together and create a good organisation. She finds it easy to communicate with just about everyone and is a naturally good listener, always looking for that other perspective hiding just around the corner. Currently working at Blue Lynx as HR Administration and Support, she’s mastering the art of juggling different projects, calls, emails and whatever happens to walk or fly in through the HR door. When not working, she spends her time on her yoga mat, playing with her cat or cycling through the dunes with her husband.

Ashley

Ashley

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Ashley is a Senior Recruitment Consultant from the United States. While freshly new to The Netherlands, she is learning and embracing the Dutch culture. Ashley loves playing the role of matchmaker between clients and candidates. Large or small she meets any challenge head on and with a positive attitude. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling to any and everywhere and going to concerts. She is happily married and a proud owner of her dog Chelsea.

Frank

Marketing Intern

As our marketing ‘super intern’, Frank supports the marketing and SEO team here at Blue Lynx. He splits his week working both in Amsterdam and The Hague. Coming from a warm family of six, he fits right in to the Blue Lynx family. Frank’s years at Webster University gave him a substantial amount of theoretical marketing and writing experience that he can finally put into practice. When he is not busy with school or work he enjoys going out with his friends and listening to music whenever he can.

Grace Spring Evans

Canine Branch Manager

Grace is apparently a Whipador dog, but the Blue Lynx Team just see her as their 4 legged furry colleague! She is at Blue Lynx every day in her capacity as Branch Manager. What does she do? She entertains, she takes siestas, she eats, and most importantly she gets petted when we are having one of those “I need a furry friend moments”. Grace joined Blue Lynx a couple of years ago after being recruited from a dog rescue centre in Granada Spain. She shares her private downtime with Tina (CEO) – who is her butler & PA.

Chelsea

Pawperation Manager

Chelsea is the Pawperation Manager and takes her role very seriously. She is always punctual and ready for duty. Chelsea is a 7 year old world-traveling GoldenDoodle who has lived on three continents. Every day is a new adventure for her and she proves it by bounding into the office and greeting everyone with a big hello. In her free time, she enjoys traveling by tram and chasing the multitudes of birds here in The Netherlands

Sailor James Claassen-Yunez

Chief Layabout Officer

Sailor is a French Bulldog born in Amsterdam, NL. Stephanie and her boyfriend, Roel, got him over a year ago, and he changed their lives for the better. He is full life, and starts a ruckus when he is in the office. He loves to run around and say hi to everyone. He is still warming up to Gracie and Chelsea. In his leisure time, he likes to sleep, eat, fart and lay around!