Bio Nathalie de Haaij
Nathalie was born in Holland. She completed senior education in the United Kingdom, undertaking a BSc (Hons) Business Administration at University of Bath and later completing Master of Arts in Communications Management at London Guildhall University. Nathalie has proficient fluency in the languages of English, Dutch and French. In addition to her higher education, she has also undertaken professional training and other qualifications in business and arts creative areas.
A dedicated Project Manager with over 10 years experience managing local, pan-European and global marketing and communications programs. Nathalie is also an experienced operations manager who ensures programmes of work are implemented successfully while meeting the every-day running of the business.
Nathalie is a team player who enjoys building client partnerships and international networks. Her relationship management is a vital skill to managing company and project start-up and new business innovation. Her project management skills ensure a detailed and precise ethic and accountability to managing budgets for small and large programmes of work and she brings a track record of high quality delivery, on time and within budget constraints.
In 2011 Nathalie joined ConsciousFlow Bali and provided significant planning and operations strategy to the management and set up of Conscious Flow Life Agency. She is a valued ongoing senior advisor of this function, of the Gaia Way of Peace Organization and International Institute. Nathalie's background has included consultancy with NGO and non profit organizations; with key projects such as 'Make Poverty History' Oxfam and Amnesty International. These latter skills ensure Nathalie is able to extend her business advisory into the philanthropy and 'cause' channel of Conscious Flow - administered through the Gaia PEACE way project.
Nathalie continues to offer her high quality freelance and employer engaged consulting services internationally from her current base in London. For more information and to benefit from her expertise, please contact regarding availability.
Operations Manager UXUS DESIGN, INTL MULITDISCPLINARY CREATIVE AGENCY, AMSTERDAM Feb 2009-Feb 2011
Responsible for managing the agency's overall project/work flow according to best practise quality standards. Leads the Project Management team and Senor Project Managers - a diverse number of key client projects from initial strategy to completion. Projects ranging from Brand Identity and Communications, Retail, Architecture and Interiors and Hospitality. Responsibilities include preparing detailed project fee proposals, time schedules and co-ordinating internal creative team and external specialist suppliers when required.
H & M Global, Adidas Global, Nespresso Global, Nokia Global, Heineken, Diagro Global, Mexx, Nike Global, Coke, FootLocker, Tate Modern, Stedrlijk Museum, Rijksmuseum ans Schiphol Amsterdam.
Senior Project Manager ADK Europe, International Communications Agency, Amsterdam Dec 2005-Jan2009
Responsible for project managing a variety of pan-European and local client accounts.
For Nikon Europe co-coordinated through-the-line campaigns for new products, launches. Managing projects from initial concept across print, online, retail and ambient media. Working closely with Nikon's European marketing team helping them to communicate the Nikon brand and new product propositions to end-markets and other partner agencies across Europe.
For Mitsubishi Motors Europe project managed the redesign of 15 new car brochures. Liaising with Mitsubishi Tokyo and ADK Tokyo on the overall budget and the co-ordination of photo shoots for the brochures. Working on the day-to-day management of the project i.e. creative briefs, estimates, client presentations and co-ordination of suppliers.
Nikon Europe, Mitsubishi Motors Europe, PUMA BEnelux, Subaru Benelux & Ricoh Europe & St Jude Medical EMEAC.
Senior Account Manager Oxfam International Charity, Oxford Sept 2002-Nov 2004
Key responsibility involved providing marketing communications consultancy to staff throughout Oxfam This involved understanding their communications needs and helping them formulate innovative and cost-effective integrated marketing strategies. Advising staff on how to commission the production of their marketing communications materials, both online and offline. Plus being a 'brand champion' - helping staff to understand the Oxfam brand, the creative rationale behind it and how it should be interpreted and communicated.
Make Poverty History, Control Arms, a global campaign supported by Oxfam and Amnesty International, the Global Campaign for Education, the Make Trade Fair camapign and Oxfam's youth communications strategy.
Senior Account Manager Start Creative, Integrated Creative Agency, London Oct 1998-Aug 2002
Key responsibilties included managing two Virgin Accounts - Virgin Mobile and Virgin Trains. Client projects ranged from brand development and implementation, corporate communications, point-of-sale materials, exhibitions, packaging and web design. Project managed from initial brief through to final production, this involved briefing creatives, writing estimates, liaising with printers and suppliers. Also co-coordinated an UK advertising campaign and pan-European product literature & packaging for a leading Japanese healthcare business.
Virgin Mobile, Virgin Trains, Tanita, Speedchain, Homechoice and Saville Rossiter-Base.
Project Coordinator (Freelance) IBM - The Frameworks Design Agency, London Aug-Sept 1998
Helped co-ordinate a pan-European business-to-business direct marketing campaign for IBM. This involved briefing and working closely with the design team and ensuring the project was delivered according to the client's requirements. Also managed the production and carried out the general studio administration.
Internal Communications Executive Ernst & Young, Business Risk Consultancy, London Sept 1997-July 1998
Responsible for formulating and implementing an internal communications strategy for Ernst & Young's Business Risk Consultancy practice. This involved writing, designing and managing the practice's internal communications materials - e.g. monthly newsletters, reports and regular case studies.