Marco van Rookhuijzen
Started Steam in 1994. And therefore 18 this year!
During these years the agency developed from a start up to a celebrated lead, top 3, agency in employer branding and corporate communications. Employs 25 people. Highly Award winning over the years. Marco has been a MD since the start.
Studied at Hotel Business school in The Hague, Netherlands. However decided after some trials in the hotel business that this was not his ultimate working environment.
Became marketing trainee in fast moving consumer. And discovered advertising, during this traineeship, while working at the internal advertising studio. Decided to develop himself in the field and worked since, for a few agencies and a large number of clients like Dow chemical, Rabobank, Euro Disney, DSM, Volvo, DHL, IKEA, Accenture and Ernst & Young.
Takes care at Steam for their main client, the Ministery of Defence, and remains MD.
He is a founding member of Tribe Global and a firm believer in developing brands across borders.
Is an enthusiastic sportsman, a food lover, fairly good cook and a passionate family man. Partner Yvonne, daughter Nikki and sons Joost and Bram make his life a dream.