Episode 33: Tytsy WillemsmaFirst aired: Tuesday, 14 April 2015 at 17.00 hours
Tytsy Willemsma is a lobbyist for the three northern provinces in Brussels. She is trying to get the North on the map in Europe. It is her job to look at the right opportunities for the North and turn into benefits for this part of the country. “Agent into opportunities"
Once she was previously a lobbyist as head Probation Netherlands and was from that feature often found in The Hague. After several years as alderman in the local government, pulled her to fieldwork again and ventured the leap to the EU capital.
What is she doing there and exactly how does she proceeds to interest major parties for the North? Is the work really long hours hanging out in a hotel lobby to meet the right man or woman for a negotiation? And what is her agenda? And her strength? Does she gets companies like Google to the North? A woman from the Frisian roots and knows very well the way in the maze of Brussels.
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