José Tijssen

José Tijssen is an all-round communication professional with well over twenty years of experience in the field of corporate and financial communication and Investor Relations. She has a broad experience in various markets and business models and has been working in a variety of roles as a consultant and as an in-house corporate professional.

As a board room consultant, she supports management teams on a range of strategic communication challenges, such as financial and corporate changes, reputation management and handling crises. She advises management teams in creating acceptance amongst stakeholders in case of M&A, IPO’s and financial & strategic communication challenges, such as strategic reviews, financial (issue) announcements and activist shareholders.

She is a trusted advisor, coach and sparring partner in a constructive and result-oriented manner.

She started her career at ABN AMRO corporate finance followed by positions in the field of Investor Relations and corporate communication at Wolters Kluwer, KPN and ING Group.

After ING, she was managing director at CFF Communications and in this role she was twice awarded the best PR advisor at the M&A awards in the Netherlands.

Before joining Hill+Knowlton Strategies, she was Group Director Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at Mediq.

José studied Business Administration at the Erasmus University.