The team

Ingrid Kolk

After graduating at the Schoevers Institute, Ingrid Kolk started her career as senior executive assistant and project manager at various international and listed enterprises. After this, she has gained years of experience as sales manager, department stores and cluster manager at multiple leading retail companies, including Albert Heijn and Prénatal. In all of her functions, Ingrid has not only gained experience in the financial and commercial field, but also in training, supporting and coaching employees. After having spent several years leading Görtz & Crown together with Hansje Görtz, Ingrid is Görtz & Crown’s full owner and director as of May 2014.

Miriam Veenstra-Fischel

After her studies in fashion, Miriam Veenstra-Fischel has worked in this field for years, as a shop manager for high fashion brands among other functions. She started at Görtz & Crown as a management assistant to support the company management. During the last few years, she has grown within Görtz & Crown and is responsible for the mediation process, screenings of the nannies and other matters. She works with Ingrid to make sure the entire operational process goes smoothly.

Sietske Altena: remedial educationalist

Sietske studied HBO Pedagogy in Leeuwarden and then did the master's in Special Education in Groningen. During her studies she worked as a childminder and through multiple internships she worked with many different age groups. After her studies she started working as a nanny through Görtz and Crown. She has now been working as a nanny for 6.5 years. Sietske focuses on the pedagogical part of Görtz and Crown. She also trains and coaches G&C nannies in the Nanny Academy.

Myrte van Gurp: remedial educationalist

Myrte studied remedial education in Leiden. During her studies she worked in childcare and gained a lot of experience working with young children. After this she worked as a nanny in Brussels and Amsterdam. Through this “pioneering” in the nanny field, she has learned a lot about working in family situations. She also knows well what is important for a developing nanny. Myrte has been involved with Görtz & Crown since 2012 and provides the substantive part of the online learning environment. She provides content for the modules in the Nanny Academy and guides and coaches nannies during their training and on the job. She is both mentor and pedagogical support for our nannies and families.