Joining Riverflex from all over the world, the Riverflex team is a group of multi-disciplinary, diverse professionals on a mission to create the high quality open consulting firm of the future. We’re driven by the need to find the best independent talent and work together to solve digital challenges large multi-national companies face with our curated teams, partners and solutions.
Riverflex Founder & Digital Strategy & Transformation Leader
Victor is our Founder and Managing Director. He has a background in consulting for the past twenty years with a focus on Customer and Digital Transformation and has served companies such as Ahold Delhaize, adidas, IKEA and PVH(Tommy Hilfiger/Calvin Klein). He has a passion for many digital topics but in his work he most enjoys building and motivating great teams. Victor loves music and loves to dance and once upon a time thought he wanted to be a professional musician.
Riverflex Founder & Digital Leader
André has spent over twenty years helping businesses with their customer and digital transformations and has worked as a consultant in a big-four, led transformations for some of the worlds biggest brands and is an ExCo member for an international media business as CIO. He set up Riverflex with his business partner and friend, Victor, because he enjoys solving businesses’ hardest problems and believes this can be done better with a new type of consulting firm. He has three young girls, so his family takes up most of his time, which he loves. If he gets any other spare time he enjoys travelling, reading and music.
7 years of experience delivering digital and technology strategies for senior digital and CxO leadership, and leading data driven marketing programmes. Industry focus: retail (Fashion, Grocery), technology (Consumer Electronics) & FMCG industry (Food, Personal care, Health care). Previous employment: Deloitte Digital, Google.
Digital Strategy & Business Transformation Leader
Laura is a digital strategy & business transformation leader in the consumer goods, health and retail sector. Riverflex Managing Director and Principal with more than 18 years of experience in the development and implementation of digital transformations. Some clients: Walmart, Asda, Nestlé, Bacardi, BP.
Managing Director | Turkey
Gunes is the Managing Director of Riverflex Turkey and has over 20 years of experience in consultancy with a previous role as Partner in Deloitte Consulting. With a background in strategy, operations and technology, he leads omni-channel and digital transformation programs and helps organizations create business value by aligning business objectives with digital and analytics solutions, new practices, capabilities and culture. He has served companies such as ING, Ford, BMW, Merck, Arçelik, Vestel, Beymen, and Penti.
Brand Marketing Manager
Vasiliki is our Brand Marketing Manager and has spent the last 8 years specialising in strategic marketing. Having international experience, she has had the opportunity to work with many brands in different industries. She is dedicated to delivering business results using 360-degree marketing tactics. Together with her professional passions, she also loves to travel, learn new cultures, and is always in the mood to dance.
Derek van der Schyff
Derek is our People Lead and is an Organisational Psychologist originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. He is motivated by connecting passionate people with purposeful work experiences to propel what it means to work and live with purpose. Beyond a fascination with human behaviour and creating people-first solutions within an organisational context, he is also an experienced traveller, a tennis and football fanatic and player, and enjoys tinkering with various musical instruments.
Hassaan is a technology enthusiast originally from Pakistan. He loves solving business problems with digital solutions. He has hands-on knowledge and experience building large scale web and mobile applications as well as building and leading technical teams. He is currently working as Tech Lead at Riverflex to build and improve Riverflex platform to empower independent personnel and organisations harness the true power of open talent ecosystem using technology. Besides developing software, he likes to travel and play computer games.
Catarina Vieira Lopes
Digital Business Consultant
Catarina is a business consultant originally from Lisbon. She is a problem-solver, enthusiastic about design thinking and digital transformation. When not supporting Riverflex’s clients in digital strategies and transformation programmes, you can find her enjoying the sun in one of Amsterdam parks, on a concert or browsing crates of old records at flea markets.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Michaella is a digital marketer originally from South Africa. She has a passion for building relationships with clients and customers through digital channels. Aside from working on creating content, sharing ideas and developing B2B strategies, she also enjoys being by the sea, swimming, reading and going for walks with her dog.
Junior Talent & People Consultant
Urvashi is a Junior People and Talent Consultant from Finland. She enjoys working with her team to match skilled consultants to challenging and fulfilling opportunities, as well as being involved in creating efficient and high-quality people processes curated to leverage the open-network economy. In her free time, she enjoys going for walks, playing golf and listening to early 2000s hits.
Clara is a Portuguese graphic designer, now based in the Netherlands. With projects ranging from Branding and Illustration to Web Design, she sees design as a means to enhance the relationship between people and product. Her free time is for tackling the long to-read list on her bedside table, caring for her plants and playing pretty board games.
Digital Business Consultant
Esme recently moved to Amsterdam and joined Riverflex as a digital business analyst. She has a passion for all things digital and how companies win with engaging customer value propositions. She is curious about the journey to sustainability that all companies are on. Outside of work, she can be found on the tennis courts in Amsterdamse Bos or spending time with friends.
Passionate for the financial world and quantitative methods. Self-directed and driven technology consultant with comprehensive accomplishments applying statistical modelling, machine learning and AI to ensure success and achieve goals.
Digital Marketing Intern
Mustafa is a Digital Marketing Intern from Karachi, Pakistan. He has a passion for creating outside-the-box content, working in the digital sphere and breaking the barriers of B2B marketing. Outside of this, he is enthusiastic about working in the human rights field and creating opportunities for marginalized communities. In his free time he enjoys yoga, listening to R&B music and binge-watching reality television.
People and Talent Intern
Esra is a People Intern from Turkey. Having done her master’s recently in Work & Organizational Psychology, she is extremely interested in bridging the gap between research-based trends and findings and actualizing these trends in the people space. Outside of her internship, she finds passion in taking part in team sports, music, exploring new locations, and lots of coffee!
People and Recruitment Intern
Olivia is a People and Recruitment Intern born in Amsterdam but raised in the United States. Her interests lie in further developing organizations by investigating how to optimize employee performance, improve work processes and relationships, and increase subjective well-being within organizations. This desire to understand human behavior within the workplace has driven her to pursue an MSc in Work and Organizational Psychology at Vrije Universiteit, where she is currently conducting research and completing an internship here at Riverflex. In her free-time, she enjoys spending time in nature, listening to TED talks, and reading up on the latest research in Psychology.
Digital Analyst Intern
Thomas is a Digital Analyst Intern from Hong Kong, currently residing in South London. He enjoys working with other team members to develop product strategies, sharing ideas to solve challenging problems, as well as learning different aspects of product management and digital process transformation. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, basketball and exploring different parts of the world.
Isabelle is a finance intern assisting the finance team in implementing some structure behind the scenes. Besides working with numbers, Isabelle spends her time improving her sports-related performances while trying to obtain her bachelor's in international business administration.
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