Team Expand


Yzette is engaged in attracting and filling various HR vacancies. She focuses on building valuable relationships, supervising the recruitment process and a good follow-up with both client and candidate. In addition, she is TMA certified, so she can use this tool to determine even more accurately whether there is a good match.

“What I like most about working at Expand is bringing together the ambitions of a candidate with the wishes of a client. I like it when you notice during the procedure that both parties become enthusiastic and this ultimately leads to a successful placement.”

Fact: Yzette is a fanatical athlete (hockey, running, boot camp and cycling) which means she goes through the (work) week full of energy.


As a freelance marketing specialist and Community Manager, Shauna is involved in Expand’s positioning online and offline. She looks at improvements to the website, takes care of the social media channels and sets up appropriate campaigns to draw attention to Expand’s vacancies and services. Shauna also has contact with bloggers to keep our HR blog up to date and to continue to excite readers.

“I like to provide the right information in the right way, often accompanied by a nice infographic.”

Fact: In her spare time, Shauna likes to explore the rest of the world. 


Emiel is the managing consultant at Expand and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and the team. He is also involved in solving various recruitment issues. He can switch quickly, has a genuine interest in people and companies and is resistant to pressure. His colleagues appreciate his accessibility, patience and reliability.

“I started at Expand in 2018 as a recruiter and in more than 4 years I have progressed to the position of managing consultant. As a result, I have been given many opportunities to develop myself and I have room to do business within Expand. Over the years I have built up a strong network with which I have good contact and this gives me a lot of pleasure at work.”

Fact: Emiel once won in a game in a Dutch tv show. 


Lucas works as a junior business consultant and is working towards a consultant role. He is currently busy looking for and speaking to candidates, so that they can be matched to the right clients.

“Each procedure is approached as a team at Expand. I like that we always work together and celebrate successes together.”

Fact: Lucas is a real Burgundian and often can’t resist crawling behind the bars after a full-time working week.


Maartje takes care of the ins and outs of the office. For example, she takes care of invoicing, supports the employees in the office and takes incoming calls.

“My job is challenging and varied, which has made my days fly by so far. In the future I hope to be able to relieve my colleagues even more and I hope to play many fun games with them at the pinball machine.”

𝐋𝐞𝐮𝐤 𝐟𝐞𝐢𝐭𝐣𝐞: Maartje is mother of Loek (13 years old) and Fien (10 years old) and still likes to go out!


As a Junior Business Consultant, Luuk mainly focuses on finding and speaking to candidates. With endless interest, he offers a listening ear to the ambitions and wishes of candidates, so that his colleagues can make the right match. In addition to his position as a junior business consultant, Luuk is graduating at Expand. For his graduation thesis he is researching the right to exist of recruitment agencies, with which he wants to make Expand future-proof.

“The best thing about Expand is the attention to the individual. In addition to the job description, we also look at personality and working environment. There is nothing better than realizing a sustainable and high-quality match between candidate and client.”

Fact: Luuk is a musician in heart and soul. As a melodic percussionist and trombonist, he knows better than anyone what it’s like to work on collective goals.


As a junior business consultant at Expand, Kees focuses on the HR professionals in the network. This involves, for example, making a pre-selection of potential candidates and conducting interviews. In short, he supports the senior business consultants in selecting the right person for the right position.

“Working at Expand is highly recommended for two reasons: firstly, you work together as a close-knit team in which everyone is valued. The second reason is that Expand’s services are based on delivering quality. In the contact that is maintained with our professional network, we strongly value mutual trust and genuine interest.”

Fact: Kees is happy to be working in Brabant again. Now he can finally eat tasty sausage rolls again.


Marc is the owner of Expand. He bought the company in 2008 from one of the largest sourcing organizations in the Netherlands. This gave him the space to do business the way he likes to do.

Currently, his role is mainly facilitating. In addition to his responsibility for the finances, he ensures that everyone in the team can play his or her role. Furthermore, he mainly brings HR executives into contact with customers, in order to solve the customer’s question.

“According to my team, I am a leader with a lot of attention for personal development. I think that as a professional you are mainly responsible for your own growth, but the organization must give you the space for this and make the right tools available.”

Fact: Marc likes music and going out. 

Yzette Smulders

Business Consultant

Guusje Nagels

Community Manager

Emiel Mulder

Managing Consultant

Lucas Reijers

Junior Business Consultant

Maartje Teunissen

Office Manager

Luuk Kempers

Junior Business Consultant

Kees Oost

Junior Business Consultant

Marc Loohuis


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