Marlijn Wijkhuizen

Marlijn is a knowledgeable consultant with over 10 years of experience forging successful partnerships with a large portfolio of clients. She currently leads on our work on board and leadership recruitment for social sector clients, and supports our funds services, such as the Reaching Communities Fund. Marlijn has recently supported large social sector organisations and membership organisations to find excellent Chairpersons, Trustees, Chief Executives and senior service leaders.

Prior to working for Eastside Primetimers, Marlijn developed her expertise advising private sector clients on how to maximise the impact of their community investment activities. She has a wealth of experience marrying business and charity strategic objectives, working with social enterprises and charities alike.

Key skills & experience

  • Board, interim and permanent recruitment
  • Relationship building
  • Business development
  • Recruitment and management
  • Fundraising and philanthropy


Recent projects

Marlijn recently led the development of the business strategy for an innovative digital social enterprise, including business development and fundraising strategies.

River and Rowing Museum“EP’s help in recruiting new trustees for The River and Rowing Museum was invaluable; testing (and improving) the trustee specification, identifying strong candidates and managing the process efficiently.  I recommend them!” Howard Jacobs, Vice Chairperson

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