Distinctive. Creative. Mischievous. We believe that every company, brand and service have these core values. We call this the monkey inside. The problem: you’re working so hard to survive in the business jungle, you lose sight of your monkey. This is when you need a fresh pair of eyes. Monkey Inside to find and free, well, your monkey inside.
Monkey Inside founder René van Dijk is a creative director and Expert Marketing Professional, with 25 years of experience in marketing and communication. He worked for agencies in graphic design, international retail, experiential communication and events. First as graphic designer, then as art director, creative director, strategist and partner. Meanwhile, he accumulated diplomas from advertising and marketing courses at SRM, NIMA, VEA and completed in passing the four-year evening course in graphic design in Utrecht. In addition, he had two children, also completed a course in brand management and became an Expert Marketing Professional. And his thirst for knowledge is still not quenched, because now René is starting a Master programme in Managing Information & Sustainable Change (MISC), a training course of one and half years under the supervision of Radboud University which will be completed with a Master’s research project.
We have helped dozens of organizations with creative solutions in marketing and communication, such as ABN AMRO, Amnesty International, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam Marketing, BNN, Boskalis, Bureau Veritas, Cartier, Coca Cola, Diageo, DONG Energy, DSM, Endemol, E.On, Gall & Gall, Greenpeace, Groningen University, Halfords, Heineken International, KLM, KPN, Liander, LM Windpower, Nederlandse Spoorwegen, Nike, Nivea, Orangina, Panasonic, Playboy, PON, Rabo Bouwfonds, Red Cross, Royal Netherlands Air Force, Rijkswaterstaat, TMG, Toyota, Utrecht University, Van Wijnen and Warner Music.