Tjerk Lerou

Tjerk Lerou

    Corporate Development Director at Rockstart


My name is… Tjerk

I’m from a country called… Netherlands

I work at… Rockstart

And my job title is… Corporate Development Director

My secret side projects include… I am co-founder of www.eeqo.eu. With EEQO we want to realize a better, healthier and cleaner world by encouraging the use of natural, ecological and environment-enhancing maintenance and cleaning products for our customers. We do this both for the professional and for the consumer market with our brands RHINOC, RHINOC Sport and Seesoo.

Outside the office, I’m passionate about… playing field hockey, cooking and enjoying long dinners with friends, fooling around with my three kids, listening to music, tai-chi, traveling, exploring new stuff

I’m involved with Rockstart because…. Rockstart feels like coming home… 😉 Helping talented & passioned people to grow new businesses that help to make the world a better, healthier, nicer place …… in a humble, human and ambitious way

More about me: I link a solid background in finance, strategy and ‘board room consulting’ to creativity and a down-to-earth business sense and approach. I have 20 years of experience as an all-round business consultant working for, among others, E&Y Corporate Finance and media companies VNU, Sanoma and RTL. I have mainly focused on business development, strategic partnerships and strategy & innovation projects. The last five years I was a freelance business consultant and I co-founded EEQO, a company selling natural biodegradable cleaning products.