Professional Passionates was founded by Lieke Pijpers and Thalita van Ogtrop.

Lieke Pijpers 
Lieke is a strategic designer who likes to use her creativity to encourage people to ‘rethink’ and to develop sustainable campaigns.

Thalita van Ogtrop 
Thalita is a true motivator; by connecting different people & organisations to create a positive change, she puts her skills into practice.


The PP team:

  • Frühmann

    Always searching for a challenge and creative development, Daphne found a new, inspiring working place at PP. Seeing connections in people and businesses, PP can be a stepping stone for her (inter)national network of young professionals.

  • van Ogtrop

    As a true motivator Thalita connects different people & organisations to create ‘positive changes’. As co-founder and managing director of Professional Passionates she is putting her skills into practice.

  • Pijpers

    Being a strategic designer, Lieke encourages people to ‘rethink’ and to develop positive concepts. She uses her creativity as co-founder and managing director of Professional Passionates.

  • de Jong

    As treasurer of PP foundation and managing director of One Planet Crowd, Maarten is a true addition to the PP team! A great combination of financial skills, innovative insights and a social approach.


  • Hamers

    All the way from Brazil, Martine coordinates our international blogger community. In addition she is setting up a Brazilian branch of eFaqt, an online study platform. An entrepreneurial challenge about which you can read everything in her own blog adventures!

  • van der Ouderaa

    Eager to make the impossible happen. Karolien loves to see when people are having a good time. This, in combination with her passion for planning, structure and details, she makes a concept into a real experience.

  • Bruna & Bruna online storytelling