Saskia is a communication specialist and project management consultant. At Except, she is an all rounder, involved in multiple layers of the organization. Besides her role in communications, she also coordinates projects, and is well experienced in organizing events. She has the know-how of the back office and plays a prominent role in the Utrecht Community for Sustainability Pioneers. All things considered, she is an all-rounder bringing extensive experience and expertise to the Except team.
With a back ground in communication from the University of Utrecht, Saskia is able to communicate at different levels. Previously, she worked at a consultancy firm in wind and solar energy, where she was responsible for the internal & external communication strategy. In addition, Saskia implemented the roll-out of various campaigns, worked in the back office and managed international projects in a support role or communication specialist role. Due to the diverse nature of her experience, she has developed an overt hands-on mentality.
During her travels in South America and more recently, South East Asia, she closely witnessed the sustainability challenges facing the world today. From food waste and management, plastic pollution, impact on biodiversity, these issues play a prominent roll in what drives her to work in the sustainability sector. The experience has made her evermore committed to make a positive impact.