Christel Hofstee has joined Ambassadors as General Manager, bringing over 25 years of agency-side and production experience to oversee the creative studio’s operations. 

Christel Hofstee was previously Head of Production at international production company and photography agency Halal, earlier holding Executive Producer and Freelance RTV Producer roles at agencies including TBWA and Ogilvy, as well as founding and running the production company Christel Palace / 328 Stories for 18 years. 

“We’re over the moon that Christel has joined the Ambassadors leadership team. She’s dedicated and deeply experienced in producing award-winning films, she knows what kinds of creative support agencies and brands need, and she can translate that nicely to the Ambassadors team,” says founding partner Halbo van der Klaauw. “In her first weeks here, we’re already reaping the benefits.”

Christel Hostee, General Manager: “After a long and enjoyable career in the trenches of production, I’m looking forward to making use of all my learnings over the years as an entrepreneur, mentor and producer at Ambassadors. Taking care of people and projects as we bring big, beautiful ideas to life.” 

In her new role, Christel will work closely with founding partner Halbo van der Klaauw, head of production Arjan Eekels, and head of innovation Diederik Veelo.