Merel grew up in the Amsterdam area and currently lives in the heart of New York City. With a background in Marketing and Market Research Consulting, she was first supporting Dutch brands in their efforts to concur the U.S. market. She has a strong experience working with many different industries, including Entertainment, Telecommunications, Technology and Media. Being a native Dutch speaker, at YER USA, Merel focuses on helping Dutch and Flemish companies find the ultimate candidates to meet their business goals.
Merel enjoys singing in a pop/rock choir in Brooklyn every week. Besides that, she enjoys cooking, biking, trivia nights and going to art shows and performances.