About Search&Change

We recruit Achievers who are known to want to make the difference, individuals of whom others experience impact for many years. Through finding the right fit between you and your work environment we support you in being more effective in your current job, or we help you to search for a position in which you can deliver even more value. The outcome? More satisfaction in your job and an increase in your personal effectivity.

The consultants at Search&Change intermediate in the discipline in which they have work experience themselves. They understand the language and the issues that you face. Our specialties are:

  • General Management
  • Finance & Data Analytics
  • HR
  • Project Management and Consultancy

The Search&Change team

Geert-Jan Joosten

Geert-Jan Joosten (1972) is partner at Search&Change. Geert-Jan is trained as structural engineer, business economist and certified controller. Geert-Jan is a challenger, he likes to make an impact by making people aware of their qualities and talents, so that they can further develop and make a difference.

He is sharp, with a no-nonsense attitude, and values relationships. In his career as a headhunter and managing partner with an Executive Search agency and as a financial expert and interim manager, Geert-Jan has gained unparalleled experience in developing and identifying talent and creating impact for organisations. He has worked for Takenaka in Japan, at BAM, worked closely with Ahold, Bol.com, Unilever, Shell, Friesland Campina, G-Star, Red Bull and Jumbo as a headhunter, and delivers training courses. Geert-Jan is married with Everieke, together they have 5 children, of whom two twins.

Caroline Bramer

Caroline Bramer – Verlinden (1964) is Senior Research Consultant at Search & Change. After her studies at the Pedagogische Academie she started working in the executive search as a Research Consultant at various agencies. Caroline is enthusiastic, creative, curious and result-oriented. With years of experience in the profession, she knows how to find the right candidates in various disciplines. Caroline lives in Hilversum, is married and mother of Daan and Sophie.

Everieke Joosten-van Gasteren

Everieke Joosten-van Gasteren (1972) studied veterinary medicine in Gent (B) and Utrecht. She started her career as a vet. She then gained a teaching degree and became a teacher. The last years she has focused more on personal development and the balance between intuition and cognition. Ever since the start of Search&Change, Everieke has assisted in different areas, such as finance and administration. Everieke is the mother of Alexander (2002) and the twins Marchje and Pepijn (2005) and Matthias and Willemijn (2009). In her free time, which she likes to spend with her family, she plays the piano and loves horseback riding.