Tatiana is our challenger and our visionary, pushing the envelope for truly systemic solutions with scalable impact. She is passionate about systemic change, sustainability, water, enabling start-up initiatives, creating synergies, good questions and meaningful conversations.
Tatiana is also co- founder of Waterlution and Engage!.
Thomas is the business man in our midst, overseeing the financial side and spotting opportunities for growth.
He is also partner in Realize!, a spirited firm that helps innovative, small businesses to scale-up in size, sales and impact.
Thomas collects hobbies and has recently graduated as a professional leisure diver.
Frederike is our business booster, pushing things forward with passion and elegance, and she is our space and plants devotee.
With S-Ethics, Frederike develops new concepts, facilitates change, drives collaboration, and can be hired as a speaker.
She loves making dresses, buying flowers and cooking with colors.
Marieke is our Co-Work lead. She rocks our business by overseeing the hosting team, memberships, space and ever improving operations, knowing all ins and outs of the business. Before joining the team she worked with SPARK and BiD Network supporting start-ups locally and internationally. She loves cycling, building her own house and traveling with her camper.
Esther is our lead in communications, and shares impact stories with the world. She can't do this work without being a fantastic community host.
Esther is also teacher in media production at the Cultural Youth Centre KJC and is a documentary filmmaker and visual anthropologist at VIA Pictures.
She loves stories, stories and stories.
A recent addition to the team is Robin, appointed as Marketing Lead at the Impact Hub. A creative marketing professional that loves to move people and brands forward. A value-driven approach, from strategic positioning towards creative concepts.
Robin is also founder of Citinerary, a travel service of hosting meet&greets amongst travelers and local citizens. He is a fan of cities, people, urban culture and inspiring big ideas.
Tessa Van Mechelen
Tessa is the dedicated host for Impact Hub Connect members. As a great organizer and people person, she creates links between members in the virtual and physical space. Every month she organizes an event at Impact Hub Amsterdam. She is a self employed city guide and is finishing her thesis on entrepreneurs and green gas. She loves to get her hands dirty on her balcony garden and on French farms during summer.
Rianne combines her professional hospitality experience with the Hub magical art of hosting. Her core business is to ensure a space where changemakers can fully focus on their work. She creates a warm and professional environment, ensuring delicious catering and smooth logistics. She is passionate about how food brings people together, and started Amsterdam Delicious food tours bringing locals and visitors to the best food places and initiatives of Amsterdam.
At Impact Hub AMS, Tamar supports the team in the daily operations, a fun mix of community hosting, program administration and coördination enables her to connect the various pieces that all together form a strong community. Tamar is a big people person and loves learning from other cultures. She enjoys being outdoors (rain or shine), swimming and going for bike rides in the polders of Voorne Putten (where she grew up).
Rutger builds our partnerships and is a true connector. In a partnership with BoPInc, he contributes to our Next Level. He establishes partnerships with relevant organizations to jointly stimulate social entrepreneurship and innovation in the Netherlands and abroad. He is a great host - among others at the bi-monthly BoP brainstorm sessions - and loves to play football.
Members contributing to our community and creating even more magic:
Hilde Blijswijk, Miranda Willems, Ingmar Nieuwold, Joel Monk, Anke Verhees, Gwenn Vastert, Somaye Dehban, Harmen Vuijk, Manon Becher, Bieke van Dijk, Marlies Franssens, Dean Medina, Victor Panov, Slavic Ilieska