Meet the Bernard van Leer Foundation team. Many are located at our head office in The Hague, the Netherlands, while others are based around the world in the countries where we focus our work.

Nimish Aage

Programme Coordinator India

Alia Al-Rawashdeh

Programme Coordinator Jordan

Ellen Avraham

Programme Administrator Israel

Daniella Ben-Attar

Representative Israel

Regine Bikker

Finance and Accounting Officer

Agnes Buis

Senior People & Culture Officer

Alexis Camejo

Digital Design Officer

Victoria Chavez Barriga

Urban95 Expert

Charlotte Davidi

Communications and Knowledge Uptake Officer

Mialy Dermish

Representative Global Displacement

Darja Dobermann

MEL Expert

Michael Feigelson

Chief Executive Officer

Alicia Fernández

Programme Administrator Lead

Claudia de Freitas Vidigal

Representative Brazil

Beatriz Fumagalli

Programme Administrator Brazil

Jolanda de Haan

Senior Programme Administrator

Lynda Hoek

Travel and Events Officer

Steffan Hoeke

Manager ICT and Facilities

Irina Ivan

Representative Mission Related Investing

Farah Jadallah

Representative Jordan

Maria Lavrado

Administrative Assistant

Javier Lopez

Finance and Investment Analyst

Rushda Majeed

Chief Programme Officer

Neil van der Meer

Chief Financial Officer

Evline Mehsreky

Programme Coordinator Global Displacement

Irene Menheere

Senior Finance and Accounting Officer

Sana Mulla

Programme Administrator

Laura Ochoa Foschini

Early Years Expert

Tim Otto

Director Finance and Investment

Leontien Peeters

Representative the Netherlands

Rebecca Plumbley

Executive Assistant to CEO

Blanca Rey Ariza

Senior Executive Assistant to CEO

Hannah Rothschild

Lead, Knowledge Uptake and Communications

Thais Sanches Cardoso

Senior Programme Coordinator

Sohail Sayyed

Programme Administrator India

Josien Schrijnemakers

Programme Coordinator the Netherlands

Ipshita Sinha

Representative India

Sam Sternin

Behaviour Change Consultant

Elvira Thissen

Representative Global Displacement

Andrea Torres

Director Programme Support and Learning

Agnita Twigt

Director People and Culture

Perry Verwer

Control and Optimization Officer

Michal Warnick

Programme Coordinator Israel

Safa Zherae

Executive Assistant to CPO