Hi! My name is Meike Conijn and I am the Commercial Relations Manager and Vice Chairman of the XLIInd STAR Board. In my first year of studying at the Rotterdam School of Management, I joined STAR as one of the commercials of the Race of the Classics 2016-2017. During my second year, I served as the commercial for the RSM STAR Case Competition. After my exchange in the USA, where I played field hockey for the University of Virginia, I was ready for a new challenge at STAR!
As Commercial Relations Manager, I am responsible for creating and maintaining contact with STAR’s commercial stakeholders. Besides expanding and maintaining these relations, I also supervise the Consultancy Castle committee, the Commercial Team, and the Academic Committee. As Vice-Chairman, I support our Chairman Tommy whenever needed, whilst being highly involved with implementing and developing STAR’s policy.
Looking back on the year, STAR has taught me to make decisions at high stake, negotiate with different stakeholders, juggle different tasks and priorities and most of all has given me a playground to try all kinds of new ideas and have fun.