Mazars strengthens its Audit & assurance and Tax partner team

30 August 2022 - As of 1 September 2022 Nancy Bergmans, Mariëlle van Dijk, Mariska Hoogstad, Jeanet Makkinga and Mike Vrijmoed will join the Mazars partner team. This expansion further strengthens the Audit & assurance and Tax practices.
Nancy Bergmans

About Nancy Bergmans (1986) 

Nancy Bergmans has been working in the tax practice of Mazars since 2010. Her specialisation is international corporate tax. Bergmans has extensive experience working for internationally active corporate organisations, both in the PIE segment and beyond. In addition to her role in the Corporate tax practice, she actively contributes to innovation within Mazars, especially in her role in in the innovation team.  




Marielle van Dijk

About Mariëlle van Dijk (1979) 

Mariëlle van Dijk will join Mazars as a partner on 1 September 2022. Prior to this, she gained 20 years of audit experience at PwC. Van Dijk is active as an auditor for organisations in the public sector. She has extensive experience and expertise in working for NGOs, charities, cultural institutions and not-for-profit organisations. In addition, Van Dijk holds various other positions and is, among others, chairperson of the RJ working group 'Fundraising organisations' of the Dutch Accounting Standards Board and member of the Supervisory Board of the Movies that Matter Foundation.  



Mariska Hoogstad

About Mariska Hoogstad (1981) 

Mariska Hoogstad has been working as a Director in Mazars' Audit & assurance practice since 2016. Prior to that, she worked for 13 years in the (international) audit practice of PwC. Hoogstad is active as an auditor for both listed and non-listed companies as well as subsidiaries of international groups in various sectors. For the energy sector she is the contact person within Mazars. In addition to her role as auditor, she is a member of the national Mazars quality assurance team, leads the local audit team in Zuid-Holland and is a fraud coach within the audit practice. Hoogstad is also an inclusion & diversity ambassador. 


Jeanet makkinga

About Jeanet Makkinga (1971) 

Jeanet Makkinga will join Mazars as a partner on 1 September 2022. Makkinga has more than 30 years of experience in accountancy, which she gained at Big 4 firms. She has extensive experience in (international) audit engagements (Dutch GAAP and IFRS), especially in the industrial and real estate sector and the PIE and POB segment. In addition, she was a quality reviewer on various audit files and NOW assignments.  



Mike Vrijmoed

About Mike Vrijmoed (1988) 

Mike Vrijmoed has been with Mazars since 2010. He specializes in international tax law and estate planning. His client portfolio consists of high net worth individuals and (owners of) family businesses. Next to his role as tax advisor, Vrijmoed holds several additional functions, such as board member of the International Private Client steering committee of Praxity and he is involved as ambassador in the Mazars Foundation. 



About Mazars 

Mazars is a leading international audit, tax and advisory firm, aspiring to build the economic foundations of a fair and prosperous world. Operating as a united partnership, Mazars works as one integrated team, leveraging expertise, scale and cultural understanding to deliver exceptional and tailored services in audit and accounting, as well as tax and consultancy. 

When working with us, you can expect the utmost quality within ethical and legal frameworks. Our clients’ trust in our judgement is the reason we exist. Mazars combines an in-depth knowledge of the regulations with a thorough insight of the market. In this way, we contribute to the sustainable yield of our clients and to society as a whole. 

Mazars Group, an integrated worldwide partnership

Mazars in the Netherlands is part of the Mazars Group. Mazars Group is present in over 95 countries, with more than 47,000 professionals – 30,000+ in our integrated partnership, 17,000+ via the Mazars North America Alliance – dedicated to helping clients make the most of business opportunities and operate with confidence.