How amazing would it be to rent a motorhome on the other side of the world, and go on an awesome trip? Now that’s a real adventure! Exploring peaceful unknown areas teeming with the beauty of nature, small towns full of culture where you can have new experiences. Being able to decide whether you want to stay somewhere or not is made easy because your accommodation is on wheels. During a motorhome holiday you experience true freedom! At Goboony we want to give everyone the possibility to experience the freedom or to share the freedom with motorhome holidaymakers.
Goboony is a platform where motorhome owners and hirers are brought together. Whether you want to hire a top of the range motorhome, or an iconic campervan. You can find the perfect motorhome for your trip. If you love adventure and the freedom of the open road, you've come to the right place!
Mark de Vos
Both of his motorhomes were spending most of their time in his garage. Realising this, he had an idea for creating an online platform to help solve this issue. Prior to Goboony, he was the commercial director of a car importer group, before becoming a consultant specialising in business growth. He has the gift of gab, his glass is always half full and he likes to go out in the boony's with his family.
The creative force behind Goboony; Foppe is at his best when he’s online. He's helped various startups to go from scratch to being lucrative businesses. In other words: he gets things done! He’s also in love with the piano (he’s a member of a jazz-band) and when the sun is shining you will probably find him somewhere 'in the boonies' enjoying the sun. Practise what you preach!
Head of Development
Knows everything about difficult computer codes and complex systems. All the awesome technical features on the website are made by Nico himself. Everyday we hear the same message: “Hey guys, have you seen this new feauture on the website?”. He has the unique ability to translate the wishes of our customers into the easy to use features on the website.
William van Tienen
William is responsible for the Dutch team. He works together with the various team members to make. Together with Margje he is the proud owner of a VW T3. He can be found in the van almost every day, which gives him a sense of freedom even on a normal Tuesday evening.
Dorit is our Financial Controller. She manages the financial administration of Goboony, and takes care of reporting and analysis. To discover new places with a motorhome or a sailing boat gives her the ultimate feeling of freedom. Her most memorable trips have been to Cuba, Australia and New-Zealand.
Werner van den Bergh
Head of Digital Marketing
Werner has been around since the very beginning of Goboony. Starting out as an intern, Werner is now the Head of Digital Marketing! Also responsible for SEA and probably several other acronyms. He likes getting his hands dirty when it comes to growth hacking and making sure operations are running smoothly.
Giancarlo studied Computer Science at the University of Malta and is now our Back-end Developer. You can always find him at the office with his white headphones on, listening to the best Progressive House tracks. As a native Maltese, Giancarlo knows like no other how nice it is to relax on a sunny beach, with those same headphones on. His dream trip would surely take him to an island on the other side of the world; Bali.
Full Stack Developer
Divya has a great passion towards computers, and loves working with the development team at Goboony. Coming from the big country of India, she loves travelling the world and exploring new places/traditions. She is naturally curious to learn new things and experiment with modern technologies.
Country Manager NL
As Country Manager NL, Xanne is responsible for the growth of the Dutch market. Her dream trip is a trip through New-Zealand in a car with a roof tent, but she is also converting her own T3, and she will definitely travel with that.
Country Manager Belgium
Jeroen is responsible for the Belgian market at Goboony. He is also responsible to arrange partnerschips to get a better foothold in the market. He exercises his freedom by travelling in oldtimers from different countries. So far hehas travelled through Italy with a Fiat 500, and through England in a Triumph Spitfire!
Country Manager UK
As a seasoned traveller, Jakes goal is to bring the freedom of Goboony to the UK. Jake is responsible for the UK. Jake's most memorable holiday was sailing throughout the Adriatic sea. His dream trip would be to travel around Mongolia in a motorhome, but first he is on a backpack trip through Thailand, Japan and Australia.
Country Manager IT
Luca is Country Manager Italy. He loves the feeling he gets when he dives into the sea for the first time every summer. He loved his backpacking trip through Thailand and his road trip along the west coast of Italy. He would love to go to Sicily and Sardinia and Central and South America.
Content & Community Manager UK
Following the completion of her degree in Psychology and Anthropology, Fleurine became part of our UK Team as Content & Community Manager UK. Her most memorable trips have been across central and southern Asia, particularly Nepal which she hopes to return to in the coming years to complete the Everest Base Camp trek. Her ultimate feeling of freedom comes from a trip with no prior bookings or routes set, such as hiring a motorhome in the Netherlands and finding your own journey across the continent.
Customer Care Assistant UK
When Laura isn’t helping advertisers and travellers in the UK, she enjoys travelling and drinking tea. Her favourite travel memories are visiting the tea fields of Hangzho and the water town of Tongli. She’d love to explore Vietnam next!
Customer Care Officer Italy
Mattia has loved to travel from an early age with the desire to discover new places and cultures. His dream is to visit Japan and most of the eastern countries. He thinks that there is no greater freedom than to travel without thoughts, following the path that most inspires him. For this reason, Mattia is very attached to the quality of the trips of our Boonies, to guarantee them the best possible experience.
Assistant Marketing & Communication Italy
Roberta is helping the Marketing and Communication of IT. She enjoys photography, writing, cooking and travelling - all of which give her the feeling of freedom. Her most memorable trip was a road trip through Spain. She would still like to visit Indonesia and Japan.
Customer Care Assistant NL
Jasmijn is responsible for Goboony NL’s Customer Service. She feels free when she is able to go wherever she wants to, especially when incline skating! Every vacation, Jasmijn and her boyfriend take their skates with them to take beautiful rides. She hopes to be able to try out camping soon.
Customer Care Assistant NL
Damian is working at the customer service of Goboony. His ultimate feeling of freedom is when he is working out in the gym. Another ultimate feeling of freedom for is going on a well-deserved holiday. His nicest trip was a tour on Santorini. In the future he would love to make a trip around Australia.
Sarah van Tiel
Customer Care Assistant NL
Sarah is working on the Dutch support, sales and supply chain. She experiences the ultimate feeling of freedom when she goes on holiday with friends. The most beautiful journey she has ever made is the tour through Mexico. It seems to her cool to travel around Australia once.
Gintare contributes to Goboony team as a Data Analyst. She feels free by overcoming her fears and constantly doing things that are out of her comfort zone. The most beautiful trip she has ever made is a trip to the Tatra Mountains in Poland. In the future she wants to go to Argentina.
Human Resources Manager
Before becoming part of the Goboony family, Virginie worked in venture capital coaching hundreds of startups. Business development is therefore second nature to her. A globetrotter at heart, she has been travelling all over with motorhomes, from the Polar Circle to the Carpathian hometown of Dracula.
Entrepreneur / Investor
Ronald has been an entrepreneur since 1999 and has his roots in Online Market Research. After he successfully sold his company back in 2015, with a short break setting up a sharing economy company himself, Parkyourcar, he now is back and acts as managing director of his own company NETQ Healthcare founded in 2008, serving the healthcare industry. As an investor in both Snappcar and Goboony, Ronald utilises his broad experience and network to advise Goboony on their strategic topics and growth. When Ronald is not working he will be mountaneering, a big passion of his.
Managing Director NKC (Europe's largest motorhome club)
Within NKC is Stan is responsible for vision and strategy develpment. Stan inspires and is a connector, who gives people freedom and responsibility, these traits have been key to his success. With his network and knowledge of the market, Stan helps Goboony from within the Advisory board to grow the company to new heights.
In the boonies is an expression from New Zealand which means ‘go on a journey, go your own way and don’t let anyone guide you’. That is exactly the feeling you get when travelling with a motorhome. Combine that with two enormous travel and motorhome fans, Mark and Foppe (founders of Goboony), who met during a journey through New-Zealand with a motorhome, and that’s when the idea for Goboony started.