Tessa works at HSC as an advisor. She supports both national and international clients in the areas of media relations, corporate communication, crisis communication and intelligence. Tessa completed a bachelor's in communication science and a master's in corporate communication at VU University Amsterdam. For her bachelor's thesis, Tessa researched the effects of different types of crises on an organisation's reputation. For her master's thesis, she researched the effect of CSR activities and proactive action during a reputation crisis. Thanks to her previous work experience, Tessa is an expert in building and maintaining lasting relationships.