Our team

We combine our many years of experience in working with people and organisations in pursuit of our common goal: Contributing to personal and professional development and a fair and equal world.

We believe that objective (self-)knowledge enables people to make better choices, both professionally and personally.

We believe in a fair and equal world in which everyone can be their best self. We provide objective insight that allows you to make deliberate choices and develop yourself optimally, regardless of your background, ethnicity, education or age.

Voice Your Future Gusta Timmermans

Gusta Timmermans, Founder

Thanks to her many years of experience in the staffing sector, as the co-owner of a recruitment and selection agency and as Head of Recruitment at ING Netherlands and ING Global, Gusta has become a true expert in her field.

In 2018, she started her own strategic consultancy firm, Recruitment Builders, which provided advice to organisations on staff recruitment and retention. Gusta has also written two books: 199 Questions for a Successful Selection Interview and, in 2021, Recruitment and Employer Branding Handbook.

“I believe in a fair and equal world in which everyone can be their best self. By offering our objective insights, I hope to contribute to deliberate choices and personal development, regardless of background.”

Sander Poos, Co-Founder

Sander is a seasoned senior manager and specialist in the world of recruitment, management, scale-ups and start-ups.

After starting his career as an HR Manager, he developed a fascination for Human Capital and the complexity of output and intrinsic motivation in people. Sander has held a wide range of senior management positions, including Managing Director for the Benelux at Indeed.com, and has acquired extensive experience in the creation and expansion of hyper-growth companies.

“The starting point for improvement is to recognize the need.” – Kaizen principle

Marilou van der Keur, Development, Training & Coaching Expert

Marilou feels like a fish in water in the world of communication, change psychology and marketing.

She trains, coaches and advises in an appreciative and challenging way based on an effective mix of models and theories in the areas of training and (career) coaching in order to help individuals achieve optimal development based on their unique self.
She does this with a good dose of humour, focus, authenticity and respect, aimed at inspiring, motivating and creating clarity.

“If you deny people their own voice, you’ll have no idea of who they are.” – Alice Walker

Ester Leibbrand, Lifelong Career Guidance Expert

Ester is an experienced strategic consultant specialising in lifelong development. She is strong on facts, creative, knowledgeable, people-oriented and a touch unconventional. My experience spans a range of roles, from consultant, senior career consultant and executive coach to concept development and policy consultant in HRM/HRD at organisations and government agencies.

Her focus is on the interface between HRD, talent development, job market issues and career development within lifelong learning, focusing on such aspects as sustainable employability, career development, establishing lines of development, culture changes and board/management coaching.

“All development starts by enhancing self-insight.”