Marjolein van Zanten / BALUE
Marjolein has over 15 years of professional experience in project management, business development, organisation & execution of international events, exhibitions and fairs, marketing, communications, and international sales.
Trained as 'International Fashion Manager', Marjolein van Zanten started her career at Viktor & Rolf, after which she worked for various luxury brands in London and Paris for six years (until 2009).
In 2010, Marjolein relocated to Amsterdam where she founded the 'Bottines' label and E-commerce platform and started as a freelance business developer for creatives under the name ‘Balue’. Ever since, she has helped clients like Studio Drift and The Wunderkammer grow their businesses successfully both commercially as getting international recognition. Since 2016 she works regularly for Stedelijk Museum as a freelance Press officer and Marketeer and was the overall Project Manager for Jan Taminiau's exhibition at Centraal Museum (2018) and the launch of his ready-to-wear line (2019). Marjolein is specialized in the luxury goods sector of: design, art, fashion, accessories.
Having lived in Singapore, Cape Town, Paris, London and Amsterdam, Marjolein enjoys working internationally and with different cultures. She speaks and writes fluent English, Dutch, and is an advanced French speaker, with the basics of Italian, Spanish and Japanese!
Soho House Committee Member (2018 - present)
Young Stedelijk Member (2014 - present)
Rijks Extra Member (2015 - present)
Rijksmuseum College (2014)
The art of making perfume - Grasse Institute of Perfumery (2016)
Facebook Business Mastery (2019)