Ellen van Slobbe is a regional Sales Manager for BENE Technical Insulation. After studying interior and furniture design she followed her true calling to insulation where she is proud to contribute to a future with greater energy savings and emissions mitigation. In this sector that is continually improving, she is ready for the many challenges ahead.

A people person, Ellen is described by her colleagues as always laughing and as bringing a positive energy to the team.  She prefers face-to-face meetings to video calls and hugs over handshakes.

In her free time, Ellen enjoys boxing, cardio exercise and long walks with her family. She is also great with dogs and would consider a career change to dog whisperer should the opportunity arise.

How did your story at Knauf Insulation begin?

After being a designer in Interior and Bathrooms I started at Knauf Insulation first in the production office, later sales wood wool and then I got the opportunity to start working in a Technical Insulation division.

What do you love the most about the insulation?

Insulation is a very beautiful part in the building process. Don't you agree? »laughter«

How do you see the future of insulation business?

I am proud to be part of the future in Insulation because we really can contribute in the process of energy savings and emissions mitigation, and this needs to be improved, so it's safe to say there are lots of challenges ahead. »laughter«

What is your favourite sport?

My favourite sport is boxing and I also love cardio and long walks with my dog.  

What did a Covid19 lockdown bring for you?

During the COVID lockdown I really missed the people and their hugs, spontaneous visits and shopping. I loved the evenings with my family and that my kids were at home.

Who is your hero?

Boyan Slat, founder of The Ocean Cleanup and of course my family; husband Fred, son Pepijn and daughter Tara.

What would you do if never started a career in insulation?

I am good with dogs, so it's a chance I would become a dog whisperer.




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