The Young Professionals Committee

Chairman of Young Professionals

Elin Hellqvist

Position and company

HR Consult/Coach/Recruiter
ELIN

Nationality

Swedish

Hobbies

I love to cook some real good food for my friends and beloved ones. As soon as I find the time, I treat myself with a visit to my home town Gothenburg. Also I a’m very found of my precious weekly horse back riding.

Why YP?

YP offers the combination social and professional events with other business and professionals with the same background and ambitions as I have.

What would you like to achieve with YP?

Beside meeting inspiring people, my ambition is to further contribute to a professional development of the YP committee and myself.

Why should your colleagues and friends join YP?

I think YP offers the perfect combination of social and professional networking with very interesting business and other professionals.

Young Professionals Committee Member

Sophie Hansson

Position and company

Online Stylist
Suitsupply

Hobbies

When I am not busy making suit combinations or learning about fabrics I devote my time in testing every pastry possible among Amsterdams many cafes. Traveling and exploring new cultures is my passion and I love to spend time with my friends and eat good food.

Why YP?

YP felt like the obvious choice for me as a new expat in the Netherlands to access a big network and be able to attend a lot of social and business orientated events.

What would you like to achieve with YP?

I would like to enhance the brand awareness amongst young professionals in the Netherlands by planning and organising many successful events during the whole the year. I hope YP will be as obvious for other YPs as it was for me to join!

Why should your colleagues and friends join YP?

This is the perfect way to meet a lot of interesting people to add to your professional network. Joining YP gives you access to many network opportunities but also many social orientated events like Midsummer, Lucia and the crayfish party. It is the perfect platform for someone new in the Netherlands or in their beginning of their carrier to connect with people in the same position.

Young Professionals Committee Member

Henrik Enkel Larsson

Position and company

Design Engineer
JCDecaux

Hobbies

Windsurfing, woodworking, floorball, photography, energy & sustainable development.

Why YP?

To meet ambitious, engaged, Swedish speaking young professionals in the Netherlands. To share ideas and traditions, as well as building a strong network.

What would you like to achieve with YP?

I would like to help YP grow, and especially help creating ideas for events that can help the members getting to know each other and in that way build a strong network of young professionals.

Why should your colleagues and friends join YP?

To celebrate the small beautiful things about Sweden together with other Swedes living in a foreign country. And get a very nice bonus in form of a professional network and interesting business seminars.

Young Professionals Committee Member

Magnus Nolgren

Position and company

Launch! HCM

Nationality

Swedish

Hobbies

Enjoy sports! Currently running but since I now live in NL cycling will maybe be new next? I find psychology a very fascinating area.

Why YP?

Great network. Inspiring people and just the right place to support and be supported in the business area for people with a Swedish connection in NL.

What would you like to achieve with YP?

Make it the one and the obvious choice for young professionals in NL.

Would be fun with a lot of new members the upcoming years, to make events, AWs and trainings even more dynamic.

Why should your colleagues and friends join YP?

Why shouldn’t you join? Non┬áprofit organisation with great network and activities.

The very limited member fee is well spent money for what you will get in return.

Young Professionals Committee Member

Rens Ramakers

Position and company

Credit Analyst
Handelsbanken

Nationality

Dutch

Hobbies:

Running, Good food and Travelling

Why YP?

As an employee of a large Swedish bank who is building there operations in the Netherlands, I am pleased to participate in a business network among Swedish individuals and corporate clients.
It is a great opportunity to take part in an inspiring network among professionals with a Swedish link.

What would you like to achieve with YP?

Extend my network by meeting new interesting professionals and businesses.
Hopefully we succeed in helping the organization to move forward by creating an even stronger commitment among all Young Professional members.

Why should you your colleagues and friends join YP?

All members have one thing in common: a Swedish link where everyone is very proud of.
By joining our network you will therefore feel at home at once. Beside that, it is a privilige to participate in such a large professional network with members working in so many different companies and different business areas.

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