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Meet the team


Diana van Maasdijk Co-Founder & Executive Director

Previously Head of Philanthropy Advice at ABN-AMRO Private Banking and Director of Development and Communications at Mama Cash

Jo Andrews Co-Founder & Director of Social Impact

Previously Director of the Ariadne Network and Founding Director of the Sigrid Rausing Trust


Dr Elli Siapkidou Director of Research

Economist with 15 years of experience as a qualitative and quantitative Researcher in the non-profit and private sectors


Lotte van Limburg Stirum Director of Products

Former M&A Associate at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, a leading law firm, in Amsterdam and Shanghai


Ted Kernan Technology & Data ​Expert

Data scientist and technology expert for analytics, cloud infrastructure, and big data management


Linda Khan Office Manager

Former entrepreneur and management assistant for institute on gender equality and women's history


Carien van der Laan Chair

Founder / Partner, Van der Laan & Company
Board Member, John Adams Institute

Thimo Rietveld Treasurer

Director, Private Wealth Support

Joëlla van der Windt Secretary

HR Director, Randstad


Equileap Mary Fontaine Advisory Board

Mary Fontaine

Gender Practice Lead, JBS

Equileap Sophie Robe Advisory Board

Sophie Robé, CFA

CEO and Founder, Phenix Capital


Isabell Moessler

ETF Sales & Business Development Manager, Euronext

Equileap_Fernando Rivera_Advisory Board

Fernando Rivera

CTO, ETF.com

Usha Devi Venkatachalam_BW

Usha Devi Venkatachalam

CEO & CTO of Krishi Janani


Jessica Horn

Director of Programmes at AWDF

Jacki Zehner

Chief Engagement Officer, Women Moving Millions

Josephine Richardson

Executive Director, American Investment Bank

Professor Paul Smeets

Assistant Professor in Finance,
Maastricht University

Dr. Kellie Liket

Impact & Evaluation Specialist, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Equileap Quirine Langeveld Advisory Board

Quirine Langeveld

Financial Advisor, Annonna Advisors

Casper Arboll

Founder, Capdesk

Caroline Whiteley

Audit Specialist

In the News

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