Vanessa is a psychologist at OpenUp. She has an intrinsic curiosity towards understanding people’s motivations and challenges. You will find in her an empathetic, pragmatic and open-minded listener. She doesn’t shy away from asking difficult questions when needed, however, when doing so she will always approach you with compassion and humour.
After obtaining her Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology at the University of Amsterdam and Freie Universität in Berlin, Vanessa pursued a career in journalism. She has 20 years of experience in TV & radio broadcasting, presenting and interviewing and uses these skills to help you get to the heart of the matter.
To stay mentally fit and release stress she loves to go to bikram yoga and walk her dog.
Vanessa speaks both Dutch and English.