Board Members

Diane Zandee

Consultant Finance and Sustainability for social entrepreneurs.
Former management functions at Dutch Railways, Eneco Group, Van Gansewinkel. Master Bussiness Administration, Corporate Social Responsibility.

She believes in a South African saying: “..If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together”

Antoine Heideveld

Antoine Heideveld is educated as a biologist at the University of Amsterdam. Currently he is the managing director of Green Minds, a network of scientists for the new, circular economy, seeking system changes that lead to a sustainable economic system. Antoine previously worked for the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the University of Amsterdam and the Foundation for Sustainable Higher Education.

Allard Friedrich

Allard is Co-founder and relations manager of the Young Club of Rome. His mission is to connect people and encourage initiatives to make the world a better, more beautiful and greener place. Allard is a green chemical engineer and networker for over 15 years of experience. He likes to focus on transformational change through tangible action, and sustainable energy.

Thomas van Grafhorst

Thomas is a notary at Smith Boeser van Grafhorst, a notary office with strong societal interests. In addition to its clients on family law, estate planning and real estate topics, it supports several NGOs and other non-profit organizations. In addition to his work, Thomas has a wealth of experience serving on boards of cultural institutions.

Renée Scheltema

Renée founded the Making of the Future Foundation to create meaningful change for a sustainable planet. Her latest independent documentary Normal is Over stirred an unprecedented response from its audiences, helping people understand the impact we have on our changing world. In her film she offers a variety of solutions in order to reconnect money to nature. She is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and photographer. Drs. Criminology, Leiden University. M.A.TV-Journalism & Photo-Journalism, University of California, Berkeley. USA.