Petra Claessen is the CEO of BTG/TGG. She is experienced in building bridges between all kinds of people and organisations, keeping in mind the goal they want to achieve. It’s her passion to bring people, organisations, governmental departments and Universities together. The scope of view is to work together in co-creation and with a synergy attitude. This leads to the growth of associations and companies in which Petra is and was working for. For almost 14 years Petra was CEO of the largest Marketing Association in the Netherlands. She was also CEO of the HCC, an association with, at that time, almost 180.000 Members who were interested in IT & ICT. Later on she was director of the SMA, Sales Management Association. At this moment Petra is CEO of the association for large users in ICT and Telecom, BTG. Besides this role she is also CEO of the service organisation of BTG, called Telegrootgebruik (TGG).
Petra participates in several Boards. She is board member at Universities, charity organisations, chair of a Validation Board for Sales, Vice-President of the INTUG (International User Group for ICT & Telecom) etc. Petra was educated on the University of Utrecht (Dutch Law) and she did several studies on Marketing, Sales and Human Resources.