Our team

Our interdisciplinary team consists of young talents and experienced professionals who complement each other perfectly. We all have a keen eye for detail and a deep love for the plant world. Our greatest motivation? Creating impact through biodiversity and beauty.

As a unified team, we strive to harness the power of greenery in every project we undertake. With a strong focus on quality and a deep love for nature, we leverage our diverse backgrounds in landscape and urban design, sustainability, green heritage, project management, and green craftsmanship to achieve the best results.

We strongly believe in the power of plants for a positive impact on people, planet and profit. We are proud of our very diverse and inclusive team, who all share this belief, and we invite anyone who recognizes themselves in this to apply. We stand by our policies for hiring and promoting individuals from all backgrounds, each contributing their own different perspective, ideas, and experiences. In our team, everyone enjoys the freedom to express their opinions, advance in their careers, and be part of a genuinely compassionate and impact-driven team. 

Interested in joining us? See our vacancies page.

Every day on a mission: Making Urban Nature Happen!

Tanja

Director/founder

Tanja brings her passion for nature and a wealth of experience in strategy consulting Lees meer…

Tanja brings her passion for nature and a wealth of experience in strategy consulting, private equity, and estate management to our team. With her commitment to large-scale greening of cities, she endeavours to create transformative impacts for both people and the environment. Tanja’s extensive background and strategic mindset empower her to drive the greening agenda forward, making cities more sustainable and enhancing the well-being of their inhabitants.

Olivia

Advisor Built Environment

Olivia plays a vital role as the liaison officer between real estate and the green sector Lees meer…

Olivia plays a vital role as the liaison officer between real estate and the green sector, drawing on her background in engineering and asset management. Her expertise allows her to bridge the gap between these two domains, ensuring a seamless integration of green solutions within real estate projects. In addition, she takes on the responsibility of project implementation supervision. Her keen eye for detail and strong project management skills ensure our projects maintain environmental consciousness and future-proofing.

Keely

Chief Plant Officer

Keely is undoubtedly a plant whisperer, Lees meer…

Keely is undoubtedly a plant whisperer, an exceptional expertise in the styling, construction, and care of plants. As a coordinator, Keely leads the team responsible for managing our projects across the Netherlands. Her coordination skills and extensive knowledge guides her team in delivering exceptional results, while also nurturing and maintaining the plants to their full potential.

Nikos

Visual & Spatial Designer

Nikos, driven by his passion for architecture, has found his place at Blooming Buildings. Lees meer…

Nikos, driven by his passion for architecture, has found his place at Blooming Buildings. With his expertise in creative and spatial design, he plays a crucial role in bringing our projects to life through captivating visualizations. Nikos embraces a “hands-on” approach, immersing himself in each project with meticulous attention to detail and a keen eye for beauty. His dedication to his craft ensures that our visualizations truly capture the essence and potential of our projects, leaving a lasting impression on clients and stakeholders.

Harry

Planting Designer

Meet our exceptional planting expert, the man behind our extraordinary green spaces. Lees meer…

Meet our exceptional planting expert, the man behind our extraordinary green spaces. With over 30 years of experience in garden and landscape design, he is both an artist and botanical connoisseur. His deep knowledge of plants, coupled with his unique style, sets him apart in the industry. Using a diverse range of plant species, he skillfully crafts stunning visuals that leave lasting impressions throughout the year, seemlessly blending with the natural environment. His ability to create harmony between the landscape and his distinctive plant arrangements is a testament to his expertise and artistic flair. Trust him to transform any space into a botanical masterpiece.

Gerard

Gardener & Technical Specialist

Gerard serves as the coordinator for the technical aspects of Blooming Buildings’ projects. Lees meer…

Gerard serves as the coordinator for the technical aspects of Blooming Buildings’ projects. Leveraging his horticultural background, he brings specialized expertise in working with natural predators, soil improvement, and fertilization techniques. His knowledge and skills are instrumental in ensuring the successful implementation of our projects, with a focus on sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.

Dorien Cornelia

Climate adaptation & Water Management Specialist

With her background in Future Planet Studies and Water Science and Management, she advises on water management and climate adaptation. Lees meer…

With her background in Future Planet Studies and Water Science and Management, she advises on water management and climate adaptation.

Hannes

Gardener & Technical Specialist

Hannes uses his technical knowledge and eye for detail during the construction of all kinds of projects. Lees meer…

Hannes uses his technical knowledge and eye for detail during the construction of all kinds of projects.

Ruben

Advisor Urban Development

Ruben is dedicated to creating liveable cities Lees meer…

Ruben is dedicated to creating liveable cities and plays a pivotal role in providing expert advice on urban planning matters. With his deep understanding of urban dynamics, he offers valuable insights and guidance to help shape cities in a way that prioritizes the well-being and quality of life for its residents.

Martijn

Business Development

Meet our sharp sparring partner, who brings an extra perspective to our business development processes Lees meer…

Meet our sharp sparring partner, who brings an extra perspective to our business development processes when engaging with new clients. With his insightful input, we are able to enhance our strategies and ensure a comprehensive approach to meeting client needs

Caroline

Project Management & Development

Caroline is a dedicated professional who is fueled by the positive impact of good greenery Lees meer…

Caroline is a dedicated professional who is fueled by the positive impact of good greenery on cities and their residents. She excels in managing outdoor projects, ensuring they are executed with precision and care. With her wealth of experience, she also takes on the role of developing new projects, leveraging her expertise to bring innovative ideas to life.

Ashley

Project Management

Ashley’s love for plants is immense. She applies her expertise to ensure that plants thrive Lees meer…

Ashley’s love for plants is immense. She puts her expertise into practice to ensure that plants thrive and contribute optimally to a healthy working environment. She does this for various indoor projects.

Marleen

Healthcare & Research

Marleen is a remarkable individual who is pursuing studies in greening healthcare Lees meer…

Marleen is a remarkable individual who is pursuing studies in greening healthcare alongside her medical studies. Her unique dual background allows her to explore the effects of greenery on patients and employees, delving into the positive impacts it can have on their well-being. Additionally, Marleen takes charge of managing our projects in Nijmegen, where her interdisciplinary approach contributes to creating healthier and more nurturing environments within healthcare settings.

Atiya

Technical designer & Arborist

Atiya brings a wealth of experience from her involvement in urban development projects in Vancouver. Lees meer…

Atiya brings a wealth of experience from her involvement in urban development projects in Vancouver. Recognizing the importance of creating climate-proof cities, she focuses on the ecological and climate-adaptive aspects of our advisory and designs. Additionally, she takes on the role of gardener for our large outdoor projects in Rotterdam. Her combined experience in urban development and gardening allows her to create harmonious and resilient environments that benefit both the community and the ecosystem.

Dorien

Impact & Marketing communicatie manager

Dorien guides us through our long-held desire to become a B Corp company, she guides us through this certification. Lees meer…

Dorien guides us through our long-held desire to become a B Corp company, she guides us through this certification. She also plays a role in further highlighting the importance of sustainability in our operations and outcomes from her marketing background.

Lauren

Project Managment

Lauren gained versatile plant knowledge while living in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, the Australian bush and the Alps in Austria. Lees meer…

Lauren gained versatile plant knowledge while living in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, the Australian bush and the Alps in Austria. She now applies this knowledge to various indoor and outdoor projects.

Stephanie

Project Management

The more plants Stephanie gets to know, the happier she gets! Lees meer…

The more plants Stephanie gets to know, the happier she gets! She is garden manager of large outdoor projects in Utrecht.