Management Support Team

WUAS has a wide management support team, in education, financial administration, registry, admissions and the HR department..

Kriszta Kaspers-Rostas, MSc, Assurance of Learning Manager

Kriszta Kaspers-Rostas, MSc, completed her bachelor's studies at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration in Finance and Banking at the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. In the second year of her bachelor's studies, she was an Erasmus student at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences studying International Business and Languages. During this… read more.

Harry Maatjes

Harry Maatjes graduated in Mechanical Engineering and has been working in various companies, mainly in the field of environmental issues. Harry specialized in non-production management, like quality, business start-ups, licenses, after-sales service and finance. In 2003 he joined Wittenborg as a teacher in SME modules, finance and law. On occasion, he gives seminars on… read more.

Daphne Wang, Senior Financial Administrator

Daphne Wang went to Beijing Normal College of Foreign Languages to study English literature. After graduating, she worked for 2 years in a joint venture in Beijing for Radisson between the Beijing Government and north Europe. After coming to the Netherlands, she studied 4 years of Business Economics at Saxion in Deventer, the Netherlands, where she obtained… read more.

Samantha Morssink-Birdsall, Project Week Teacher

Samantha Morssink-Birdsall has taken on the design and preparation for the project weeks at Wittenborg after teaching on them for 3 years. Keeping Wittenborg project weeks interesting, interactive, actual and useful are the key aspects she strives towards, whilst at the same time continuing her role as one of the project week teachers. She is also… read more.

Anesca Smith, Communications Officer

Anesca Smith is an award-winning journalist and entrepreneur from South Africa. She holds a business degree (IBA) and is a qualified journalist. Before coming to the Netherlands, she worked as a foreign correspondent in London for one of the world's biggest technology investors, Naspers, and for almost a decade as a political journalist in Cape Town. In 2009, Anesca won… read more.

Sinem Gulsen, Senior Communications Manager

Sinem Gulsen became a certified translator of Dutch-Turkish and vice versa after finishing her Marketing & Communications studies. Having started at Wittenborg in 2005, she has held various positions within the organisation. Currently, she fills the role of Senior Communications Manager, in which she is responsible for designing, writing, editing and proof-… read more.

Tim Birdsall

Tim Birdsall is a trainer. His main training language is English, although he regularly trains in German for his long-term clients. Tim has worked as a professional trainer since 1999, and started working as a teacher in 1995. In 2020, Tim’s main Clients were Henkel, Daikin, Span and Dynatrace. Tim is professionally motivated by pragmatic training designs. Blended… read more.

Iryna Bernatska, MSc, MA

Iryna Bernatska, MSc, MA, is a double master's degree holder in International & Digital Communication (NL & UK) and a master's degree holder in International Relations (UA) with over 10 years of work experience. Iryna is Campus Manager in Amsterdam and makes sure that all processes run smoothly and staff members and interns get guidance when needed. She supports… read more.

Maike Nuyken, MBA

Maike Nuyken, MBA, has extensive hotel management experience, working in the start-up and turnaround phases of a family-run hotel in the Black Forest, one of Germany's most successful tourist destinations. After graduating with honours with a Bachelor of International Business Administration (IBA) in Economics and Management from Wittenborg University of Applied… read more.