Koen

THE PHOTOGRAPHER Gentle Giants - Koen Hoekemeijer - Guide

Name: Koen Hoekemeijer.

Position: Guide.

Place and date of birth: 3rd May 1974, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Hometown: Amsterdam.

Star sign: Taurus.

Education: Master's degree in Communication Science, University of Amsterdam. Basic Safety Training and Crowd and Crisis Management.

Languages: Dutch, English, German and some French and Spanish.

Experience: I have been working for various companies as a Sales Area Manager responsible for sales through distributor channels in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. I quit my regular life 3 years ago and have been chasing my dreams and passions ever since. Started working for Gentle Giants in 2021.

Interests: Photography, travel, music, running and much more.

Favourite Icelandic food: It's not really Icelandic, but I am a fan of Lókal bistro here in the port of Húsavík.

Favourite foreign food: Thai, Lebanese, Indian, Chinese, Japanese and pizza!

Favourite band: Nine Inch Nails.

Football / Soccer team: AJAX Amsterdam & FC Barcelona.

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