Miazo consists of a keystaff of two highly skilled professionals, supplemented by our network of experienced specialists and business partners. Co-creation, cutting-edge design and profound knowledge of language, stand for an excellent execution.
Erik Schoppen, MFA
Erik Schoppen (1968) received his masters (MFA) in the Advanced Studies in Computer Graphics & New Media at the Hanze University Groningen in 1997. In 2003 he started Miazo with Nathalie Kuilder. He is co-author of the book Strategic Brand Management (BNL Edition), widely-used and accepted in both the education and the business world. He developed the Build-Bridge-Bond brand management methodology for building sustainable brand leadership, and lectures Brand & Design Management and Neurosciences at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, University of Groningen, and several other institutes. At the moment he is working towards his PhD at the University of Groningen (Behavioural and Social Neuroscience) researching Sustainable Brand Trust. As a lecturer, consultant and speaker he built up a reputation for his strong performances, inspiring people and organizations with his clear vision of a sustainable future economy.
Nathalie Kuilder, MA
In 1990 Nathalie Kuilder (1970) moved to Groningen and started her student life. She read English Language and Culture at the Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen. In 1995 she studied General Arts, with a specialisation in translation studies. In 1998 she received her masters (MA). After her masters in 1998 Nathalie Kuilder set up business as a freelance translator and writer. Her main expertise and experience lies in the following areas: ICT, software, marketing, branding, management and popular science.
In the beginning of 2003 the decision was taken to join forces, resulting in a new partnership under the name of Miazo, an international operating design and translation agency, providing international communication solutions for local and global markets.