About Nitesco

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We are, by any measure, one of Europe’s leading architectural stone services firms. Our offerings include: stone maintenance, specialized cleaning and expert consulting.

With a solid track record in complex projects and demanding environments, we work for ambitious clients who want their real estate to live up to their image.

We utilize the latest stone processing technologies and sustainable techniques, and are at the forefront of innovation in our field to ensure premium results that beautifully stand the test of time.

We approach every project with an equal commitment. We have the people, the knowledge, the experience and the technology to solve our clients’ stone maintenance challenges – from the most simple to the most complex. Whatever your project size or challenge, whether you’re a corporate client or a private individual, we can help.

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MEET OUR TEAM

Our specialist professionals bring extensive theoretical knowledge and practical experience to each and every Nitesco project, whatever the size, and are committed to the highest standards of service when solving our client's problems.

We continuously expand our knowledge level: our specialists receive regular training and we participate in international trade fairs and conferences. Nitesco is a recognized learning and training company in construction, infrastructure and specialized contracting.

WILCO NIEBOER

GENERAL DIRECTOR

Wilco joined Nitesco in 2017 and runs its management team, overseeing the company’s overall performance. He brings to the table 20 years of experience in the facility management industry; from managing cleaning, specialist cleaning and catering companies in the health and food industries at ISS Facility Services – where Wilco has held various Senior Directors positions in the past 10 years, to running the operations of corporate and aviation catering at Gate Gourmet. Facility services and hospitality are the basic theme in Wilco’s career.

Wilco’s focus at Nitesco lays on stakeholder value, building strong collaborative partnerships and creating new opportunities while ensuring Nitesco cuts its coat according to its cloth. He ensures operational excellence across Nitesco’s projects and nurtures a culture of innovation and hospitality service.

When he’s not keeping the lights on at Nitesco, Wilco enjoys playing golf and tennis, running in the woods and dunes, and spending time with his wife and children whose football club he coordinates.

SHAY KALFUSS

FOUNDER | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Shay founded Nitesco in 2002 as a corporate spin-out from another equity participation, and has since shaped its market-share expansion into one of Europe’s most successful companies in its field. Over the last two decades he has overseen various prominent construction and bold heavy maintenance projects such as the Royal Palace Amsterdam, Conservatorium Hotel and the offices of Baroness Ariane de Rothschild.

Enchanted by aesthetics and fine materials, Shay founded and managed several companies during his career, focusing on gracing interiors and building facades with sophisticated and stylish workmanship. His natural eye for the extraordinary and passion for service excellence serve Nitesco well.

Shay currently focuses on Nitesco’s brand positioning and growth strategy, identifying and converting add-on acquisition opportunities, and maintaining major accounts. Shay is a preceptor and examiner in the Dutch vocational center for infrastructure, building and construction industry. He is involved in the crafting and shaping of the Nitesco Academy, a scientific and practical intercompany training, designed to guarantee operational excellence throughout Nitesco’s projects. When not solving strategic challenges, Shay is a dedicated father to his preschool son. He is also passionate about art and culture.

EVA GRUIJTERS

ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE MANAGER

Eva bridges the as-is and the to-be landscapes at Nitesco to ensure operational excellence and product leadership. She focuses on business process optimization and ensures that compliance procedures are followed. Eva brings paramount competence to the role with more than 10 years in finance, operations, and project management. She holds a Master degree in Economics and spent time at Deloitte and PWC, where she shaped enterprise applications, enterprise resource planning and risk assurance strategies, contributing to large accounts such as KPN and Douwe Egberts. Having wide product and industry insights, Eva sees possibilities which aren’t immediately obvious. She has a ‘can do’ attitude and an eagle eye for detail. Alongside her responsibilities at Nitesco, Eva is happiest when with her family. She is a creative analytical thinker, a free spirit and a world traveler. And she is consciously engaged with culture and a healthy lifestyle.

RICHARD BAAS

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Richard joined Nitesco in 2011 as Key Accounts Manager. Over the last 20 years, Richard established himself an extraordinary stone expert reputation, working as a calculator, drawer, budget and schedule planner, project manager and consultant on striking projects, among which the exquisite Rijksmuseum. Richard’s background contributes greatly to his understanding of projects operating context and of how clients want their service delivered. He approaches his job with infectious enthusiasm and authority, a contemporary approach to service, and has a wealth of expertise on which he capitalizes.

When he’s not at work, Richard takes joy in spending time with his wife, their two daughters and his friends. He also plays golf, finds time to organize football tournaments and loves to travel the world.

DENNIS HULST

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Dennis leads Nitesco’s operations. He focuses on relationship building, fostering great customer experience, and ensuring operational and financial excellence across Nitesco’s projects. Growing up in a family of hospitality entrepreneurs and having both agency and client-side experience, translate into genuine empathy and a passion for customer-centric solutions. Dennis has an accurate ability to diagnose technical and logistical challenges, cut through the noise and effectively communicate with a defined purpose. Dennis kicked off his professional career at the Ministry of Justice and Security. Before finally joining Nitesco, Dennis worked at a number of industry leading companies, including ISS as regional operations manager food where his work has spanned a wide variety of clients including Heineken, FrieslandCampina, Hilton Foods and Verkade. Dennis takes a hands-on approach and loves the constant challenges that working in demanding environments brings. In his free time, apart from pursuing his community volunteering work and coaching football, he enjoys spending time with his family and hiking the national parks of Thailand.

CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

We highly appreciate Nitesco’s flexibility, commitment and adaptation to our activities!

HENDRIK J. BOSCH
GENERAL MANAGER | INTERCONTINENTAL AMSTEL AMSTERDAM

As Netherlands’s leading 5 star luxury hotel, we only turn to premium quality service suppliers. Nitesco has been exceptionally service-minded, cost-conscious, accurate and flexible. We’ve been working with Nitesco for over 5 years now.

OMAR RAMADAN
DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING | CONSERVATORIUM HOTEL

As a result of our excellent cooperation with Nitesco, World Trade Center Amsterdam has chosen to outsource its complete stone maintenance to it for the coming years.

MARC CLAASSEN
FACILITY MANAGER | WORLD TRADE CENTER AMSTERDAM

Nitesco offers insightful counsel, seamless execution and an excellent user-experience that other providers in its field find hard to match.

AGGIE LOMMEN
FACILITY MANAGER | DE BRAUW BLACKSTONE WESTBROEK

Nitesco is an expert company that works quickly and accurately with an understanding of service and hospitality.

MARTIN PAARDEKOOPER
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS | NH GRAND HOTEL KRASNAPOLSKY

Nitesco offers great value for money. Their pricing is competitive, while providing the highest level of client service and expertise.

EDWIN WIJKHUIJS
HOTEL MANAGER | HOTEL PULITZER

Nitesco is client-driven and solution-oriented. They always go the extra mile to get a result and offer excellent quality at highly attractive rates. We’ve been working with Nitesco for over 8 years now.

TXEMA RIPA
HOTEL DIRECTOR | NH BARBIZON PALACE HOTEL

Nitesco is user-friendly, worry-free and cost-effective.

FRED BOONE
PRODUCT SPECIALIST | RAI AMSTERDAM

From start to finish, Nitesco delivered a fantastic performance. They provided us with excellent quality, cost efficiently.

JAAP LITTOOIJ
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER | RALPH LAUREN

OUR CLIENTS

From our Amsterdam base, we serve a cross-industry international client portfolio that includes private individuals, iconic brands, prominent monuments and some of the world’s finest hotel properties. You’ll know many of our upscale clients and projects; Royal Palace Amsterdam, Royal Palace Noordeinde, Amstel Hotel, Conservatorium Hotel, Prada Group, WTC, CBRE, Tishman Speyer, Cushman & Wakefield, Colliers International and the headquarters of Phillips, AkzoNobel, ING Group, RBS, ABN AMRO, Rabobank, Credit Suisse, KPMG and EY – to name a few.


SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP

Sustainability has become increasingly important to society and to our clients in their real estate investment and maintenance strategy. We help clients increase and preserve value, and contribute to their good reputation. And we do so in a sustainable way. We believe that business should be a force for good. Therefore, sustainability is embedded within our values and plays a significant role in the choices we make.

Our corporate social responsibility practice and sustainable performance is recognized and certified both by FIRA Sustainability, a BREEAM acknowledged leading independent auditing and assurance body, as by SNA Labor Standards Register (Stichting Normering Arbeid).