Welcome to the Lighthouse Group

Our mission is to facilitate international expansion of European businesses, which we successfully do since 1999.

About the Lighthouse Group

In 1999, businessman and mentor, Jeroen Ketting founded his first company Lighthouse and started to provide market-entry services to foreign businesses in the CIS countries.

In the last 28 years Lighthouse established and helped to grow 24 international joint ventures and set up 50+ branches for European companies in the CIS region.

Lighthouse Group owns an import and distribution company  that sells dry-bulk handling equipment to leading production companies in CIS region. This hands-on business experience ensures a unique business-oriented approach that Lighthouse applies to all its projects.


Jeroen Ketting

Founder and Co-owner

  • Dutch business owner and entrepreneur.
  • Successful builder of bridges between EU and CIS countries.
  • Strategist and trusted adviser to first line managers of international companies.
  • Expert on intercultural communication.
  • Board member of international companies and NGOs.
  • Renowned publicist and speaker.
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Sales
  • Russian Business & Culture

Svetlana Shishakova

Managing partner and shareholder

  • Entrepreneur with profound management and HR experience.
  • Background in large international companies and in a high-end executive search boutique
  • Change manager expert
  • Extensive experience in aligning business processes and resources with strategy
  • Expert communicator in challenging corporate environments
  • Licensed coac
  • Operational Management
  • Commercial Management
  • Organizational and HR Management
  • General and Supervisory Management




We at the Lighthouse Group are always open to meet talented and smart people with a growth-mindset who are willing to join our team. Even when there are no open vacancies, we invite you to send your CV and Cover letter for any future projects  to info@thelighthousegroup.com.




Kleine Houtweg 16B, 2012 CH Haarlem, The Netherlands