Green Team Consultancy+ helps organizations in the horticultural industry to achieve greater operational success in a rapidly changing market. We do this with six independent consultants who have come together in a cooperative partnership.
Through our extensive years of experience in the international floriculture sector, we understand better than anyone the challenges and dilemmas you face. Using our complementary skills and personalities, we strive to find solutions and to increase both your market focus and business results; in quality and quantity.
We carry this into effect by:
Category management in floriculture. This has become Erna’s specialization over the past 12 years. Through vast experience with various European and Dutch retailers, Erna is capable in organizing an assortment fitting the sales channel. She does this with great analytical and organizational skill and a pragmatic and result oriented approach. She takes care of specific and measurable goals and does her utmost to achieve more than the set goals. Erna graduated from the Agricultural University Wageningen. A strong base for her present activities!
Being a florist for many years and having his own flower shop in the Netherland, he then started working for an international wholesaler selling in the UK. From there he worked for many years in various managing and commercial jobs within Royal FloraHolland on the bigger accounts and in every productgroup including import from all relevant countries. Bart has built a unique experience to connect growers production with the consumer. He is in a position to make a commercial difference, based on a broad international knowledge of flowers and plants. Using this experience he analyses existing trade and advices on possible improvements and innovations. Bart graduated in both flower growing and floristry in Breda. During his career he has further educated himself by various floristry courses.
Performance improvement, growth and development are Ronald’s three major contributions to international floricultural organizations. He is driven, result-oriented and analytically sharp. Furthermore, he is able to comprehend processes quickly and professionally in manufacturing, logistics, product and account management, marketing and sales. Ronald pinpoints areas for improvement in specific action plans aimed at improving results and performance as well as supports the actual implementation thereof. With this approach, he can also assist international organizations in achieving the necessary certifications. Ronald gained his work experience within different international organizations in the global floriculture chain; he has a broad network and understands the needs and challenges of all aspects within the organisation chain better than anyone.
Green by name and heart, Marcel manages strategic projects that implement the vision of organizations within the horticultural industry. He is an experienced process and project manager who turns strategic choices in solutions, conducts, common goals and clear implementation plans. For this, he mobilizes, stimulates and motivates the right internal people and ensures that they achieve attainable and measurable results collectively. Marcel studied at the Agricultural University in Wageningen and gained his experience from leadership roles within the international floriculture sector, in cultivation, production and commercial environments.
Simon has started his career as a passionate florist. After studying German and International Relations he has returned to the Floricultural Industry, He has a vast experience in both the creative and commercial side of flowers and plants. After Erworking for a wholesale company as an account and marketing manager focusing on retailers he made the step towards the retailer, where he organized the category for more than 500 supermarkets. With this experience Simon is primarily active in marketing and sales of floricultural products in the Dutch and German markets. Next to his passion for the industry, Simon is always looking for creative and innovative solutions. He can help you to make a mark in the market!
You can be both green and profitable at the same time. In fact, there is no future without sustainability. Of this, Johan is convinced. He consults organizations on how to make their business operations more sustainable, as well as in the development and implementation of sustainable and promising new business cases. Sustainability cannot be made without change; Johan is also a change manager with an eye for human behavior, as well as the workflow and products. He operates with a clear vision and cohesion towards concrete plans and results, acting as the connector who finds the right balance between people, greenery and money. He draws on the extensive knowledge, experience and results he gained during his studies at the Agricultural University in Wageningen, as well as in various management positions in the floriculture sector.
Positioning and promoting floricultural products in the international market: that’s the speciality of Monique. Whether you are talking about existing products or novelties, she sees creating as much as possible sales as her biggest challenge. She knows how to connect the various segments with the most effective communication strategies. She is analytical, has a strong organisational competence and translates her information in marketing plans with specific actions and clear, measurable goals. In her approach she is pragmatic: she takes care of achievable and operational plans. Monique has studied marketing and international business administration in Amsterdam and has built up her experience of more than 14 years in international floricultural marketing.
Joram is able to open international doors that would otherwise remain closed to others. He is the ultimate explorer who can help organizations gain a foothold in new and dynamic markets such as Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan. He has the ability to proactively deploy his extensive network and proven international experience. As a person, he is passionate and energetic, always thinking outside of the box to find creative and interlinking solutions to the cultural, commercial and logistical challenges on the road to new international business opportunities. Joram studied Business Administration and Logistics & Technical Distribution Engineering and has made his mark in the international floriculture sector, speaking a range of foreign languages which includes Russian.