The Ex’tent offices in the forests of Austerlitz are a great place hang out. They are furnished entirely with natural materials (except for the computers of course). This is where our small but dedicated team tries to create miracles for our projects.
Here's more info about our team members:
- Clien Wintzen (Miss President)
- Bram Zwagemaker (Watchdog)
- Femke Groothuis (Wavemaker)
- José Pince van der Aa (Spiderwomannn)
- Frank Monstrey (Manneke Bizz - up to 2009)
- Jan-Ru Muller (Officer and a Gentleman - up to 2009)
- Lisette Schuitemaker (Soundboard)
- Eckart Wintzen (Former Chief Chaos)
RC.The most recent addition to the Ex'tent party, but certainly not the least. Clien is our patroness. She provides a line with our beloved Eckart. Social engagement runs through her veins. But most importantly she adds a strong drive and true creative genius to the team. As an entrepreneur Clien has built experience with art directing company
p.s.: RC has created the magnificent art work for Eckart's Notes!
cv).Bram has been Eckart's right hand in business for as long as we can remember. He is now the most senior to our crew (not just referring to his grey hair ;-). We are incredibly grateful for Bram having taken the Ex'tent crew under his wings. He's by far the kindest watchdog you'll ever meet. His mental arithmetic is faster than his shadow and Venture Capital is his middle name. Bram has been around the block once or twice in finance, at Kempen & Co, Intercai and BSO/Origin (see
José has been Eckart's PA during the last six years of his life. She was his all-time favourite, and we are lucky to have her on the team. José is one of those rare persons to keep her head cool when difficult tasks need to be fulfilled. Steadfast as a rock, she has managed Eckart's affairs and still does so for Ex'tent.
Probel, a corporate finance advisory and venture capital company. Frank has closed deals ranging from satellites in Siberia to ASP's in Amsterdam and believe it or not, he speaks Dutch, French, German, English, Spanish, Turkish and Mandarin Chinese.Frank has a nose for investment opportunities and he's inseparable from his calculator. In short, he's our Mental Muscles from Brussels. Frank studied Managerial Economics in Leuven and he has worked for Generale Bank in Brussels, Shanghai and Istanbul. He then founded
Probel in 1999.On Jan-Ru's to-do-list you will find chores like the evaluation, structuring and monitoring of investments. This guy loves to work with financial models and we love him for bringing his ex'cel-lent skills into our team. Jan-Ru started out with a degree in Electrical Engineering, studied Business Admin in Belgium and became Information Technology Consultant for several big players in the field of consultancy and technology. Jan-Ru joined Frank at
Core Company ). In her work with CHE (Center for Human Emergence ) she contributes to creating a better world. Lisette is trained in Spiral Dynamics (no, that's not gaming) and she is a board member of Findhorn, The Home Foundation and smallChange. Eckart has left us safely in the healing hands of this dear old friend.This lady is an unconventional thinker. Spiritual and gentle as well as powerful. Lisette is coach, connector and trainer (see
In Fond Memory
Our world would have looked a lot bleaker without having known Eckart. He really knew how to enjoy life, friendships, business adventures and love. If you'd like to learn more about him please visit the memorial page to find his life story, the register of condolence and much more. Eckart has inspired many many people including us. He filled any room.