Suzanne Albers | Netherlands
Suzanne of Su! is geboren en getogen in Nederland en heeft meer dan 15 jaar werkervaring in Client Relations en Account Management in Nederland. Met haar professionele achtergrond in Product Quality Control en Client Relationship Management levert Su gedetailleerde, efficiente en betrouwbare service. Daarnaast is het, door haar enthousiasme en hands-on-mentaliteit, echt een plezier om met Su samen te werken.
Su spreekt Nederlands, Engels en Duits.
Suzanne or Su! born and raised in the Netherlands has over 15 years experience in Client Relations and Account Management in the Netherlands. With her professional background in Product Quality Control and Client Relationship Management, Su is known for delivering detailed, efficient and trusted service. In addition, due to her enthusiasm and hands-on-mentality, it’s a real pleasure working together with her.
Su speaks Dutch, English and German
Clane Chai | Australia, Brunei, Singapore
Clane is a Brunei-born Singaporean who currently lives in Cairns, Australia. She has an Advanced Diploma in Multimedia Design and is a multi-award winning 3D Artist with 10 years working experience in Advertising, post-production and Broadcasting firm (Singapore). An accomplished artist Clane has an eye for detail in the development and design of quality products.
Clane speaks Mandarin, Malay, Hakka and English.
Cecilia Mag-isa Estoque | Philippines, USA, China
Born in Pampanga, Luzon- the largest island in the Philippines, Cecilia is an educator, a trainer and a consultant for 15 years specializing in the English Language. Being an avid believer in global learning, her travels around the world has eventually taken her to Shanghai China 4 years ago.
Apart from being involved in the language and education industry, Cecilia is also partner of Handpicked - where she assists her overseas friends and family to place orders for products from China. With her warm, sincere and loving attitude toward everyone she comes into encounter with, Cecilia is an absolute joy to work with.
Cecilia is fluent in English and Tagalog. She is currently based in Shanghai.
Dr. Hazem Abdelfattah | Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Middle East
Hazem Abdelfattah is Egyptian and holds a Ph.D. degree in Fashion Design and Apparel Manufacturing.
Hazem's passion in teaching and fashion eventually brought him to Shanghai, the fashion capital of Asia. During his years in Shanghai, he coordinated some China procurements and shipments to his contacts in the Middle East with help of his China based friends, which later became handPicked.
Hazem's honest, generous smile and valuable sense of humour makes every working experience with him enjoyable.
He has been working in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and holds an associate professor position in King Abdulaziz Univeristy and Dar Alhekma University.
Hazem is fluent in English and Arabic.
Rendy Tan | Singapore
Born a Singaporean, Rendy Tan is a Technology Manager in Human Network Labs, an American company specializing in building complete location based technology platforms. His vast knowledge in product design and manufacturing process has sparked his interest in one of the manufacturing capital of the world, China.
Apart from keeping himself busy with monitoring the market for the next big thing, Rendy is also a partner of Handpicked - where he works in close collaboration with his cousin who lives in Shanghai and oversees the logistics and QC processes along-side Rendy.
He is fluent in Mandarin, English and Chinese Dialects.
Ilze Loza | Latvia, Dubai
Ilze is originally from Riga, Latvia, but has been traveling around the globe since a young age. She is trained as a graphic designer and has vast experience in various industries from the service industry to the creative and education industry.
In 2008, Ilze set foot in Shanghai China and eventually joined Handpicked in 2010 - liaising between clients in Eastern Europe and manufacturers in China.
Ilze's fun-loving personality and openness to life experiences has won her many trusted friends around the globe. She is fluent in English, Latvian and Russian.
About the Founders
Siem Bierman | The Netherlands, China
Dutch entrepreneur Siem Bierman was trotting the globe when he found himself landing in Shanghai, China in 2004. Since then he has been involved in various industries revolving around hospitality and real estate, and in 2010 he joined his friends in China to form the Handpicked team.
Siem's interpersonal skills has allowed him to build an extensive global network of friends - who till this day remain in close contact with him. Siem speaks Dutch, English, German and Spanish.
Phyllis Gan | Singapore, China
Phyllis was trained in multimedia and graphic design, and has experience in diverse fields such as hospitality, advertising, education, F&B and entrepreneurism.
From 2007, Phyllis was based in Shanghai - where together with her close friends she started this exclusive procurement service for her overseas contacts. She is fluent in Mandarin and English