After graduating from the Hotel Management School in Maastricht in 2003, Maayke started her career in trade shows at Telegraaf Media Groep, one of Holland’s largest publishers, and later on at RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre.
Over the past 8 years, Maayke has been working in various sponsorship and event related positions with ING, a multinational financial institution with 52,000 employees offering retail and wholesale banking services to customers in over 40 countries. Here she was responsible for numerous international client events, such as the Fifa World Cup and Uefa European Cup for the Dutch National football team, and Sibos, the leading financial conference. Within her current position, she is a strategic advisor for senior executives on relationship marketing & sponsoring policy for wholesale banking globally. Maayke lives in Naarden, the Netherlands, is married and has three sons.