Team

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.

Alia Al-Rawashdeh

Programme Coordinator Jordan

Ellen Avraham

Programme Administrator Israel

Daniella Ben-Attar

Representative Israel

Agnes Buis

People and Culture Officer

Alexis Camejo

Digital Design Officer

Olga Cera

Assistant to Programme Director and Knowledge for Policy Director

Ankita Chachra

Knowledge for Policy Director

Victoria Chavez Barriga

Urban95 Officer

Darja Dobermann

Impact Analyst

Michael Feigelson

Chief Executive Officer

Alicia Fernández

Programme Administrator Lead

Claudia de Freitas Vidigal

Representative Brazil

Jolanda de Haan

Programme Administrator the Netherlands and Jordan

Cihan Hakyemez

Finance and Accounting Officer

Xiao Hang Nguy

People and Culture Officer

Lynda Hoek

Travel and Events Officer

Steffan Hoeke

Manager ICT and Facilities

Irina Ivan

Programme Manager for Innovation and Learning

Farah Jadallah

Representative Jordan

Javier Lopez

Finance and Investment Analyst

Rushda Majeed

Chief Programme Officer

Neil van der Meer

Chief Financial Officer

Irene Menheere

Financial Officer

Sana Mulla

Programme Administrator India

Laura Ochoa Foschini

Lead, Early Years

Leontien Peeters

Representative the Netherlands

Blanca Rey Ariza

Executive Assistant to CEO

Hannah Rothschild

Lead, Knowledge Uptake and Communications

Thais Sanches Cardoso

Programme Coordinator Brazil

Josien Schrijnemakers

Programme Coordinator the Netherlands

Sam Sternin

Behaviour Change Consultant

Elvira Thissen

Representative Global Displacement

Andrea Torres

Programme Director

Agnita Twigt

Director People and Culture

Perry Verwer

Impact and Financial Analyst

Michal Warnick

Programme Coordinator Israel

Christina Winnischofer

Programme Administrator Brazil