Team

Maria Westerbos

Maria Westerbos

Founder & Director
Jeroen Dagevos

Jeroen Dagevos

Head of Programs
Harmen Spek

Harmen Spek

Innovations & Solutions manager
Annemarie Nederhoed

Annemarie Nederhoed

Fundraiser
Wendela van Asbeck

Wendela van Asbeck

Coordinator Kids projects & Fundraiser
Eric Seleky

Eric Seleky

Communications manager
Michiel Princen

Michiel Princen

Communicatiemanager a.i.
Laura Díaz Sánchez

Laura Díaz Sánchez

Project coordinator & Campaigner
Madhuri Prabhakar

Madhuri Prabhakar

Campaigner
Carina van Uffelen

Carina van Uffelen

Admin website and media & Coordinator Plastic Soup TV
Michiel Roscam Abbing

Michiel Roscam Abbing

Researcher & Author
Janna Selier

Janna Selier

Donations & Webshop coordinator
Irene Vreeken

Irene Vreeken

Controller
Martje Rozmus

Martje Rozmus

Office Manager
Anna van der Vliet

Anna van der Vliet

Research and Development support
Moritz Menzel

Moritz Menzel

Data entry, Beat the Microbead
Frank Aldershof

Frank Aldershof

Applications manager (freelance)
Woltera Niemeijer

Woltera Niemeijer

Graphic designer (freelance)

Board

Jacqueline Cramer

Jacqueline Cramer

Chair
Charles de Klerk

Charles de Klerk

Secretary
Dieter Croese

Dieter Croese

Treasurer
Freek Stoové

Freek Stoové

Board member Legal Affairs
Peter Keijzer

Peter Keijzer

Board member Media & Communication
Betteke de Gaay Fortman

Betteke de Gaay Fortman

Board member
Manon Fokke

Manon Fokke

Board advisor Strategy & Politics

Comittee of recommendation

Jack van Ham

Jack van Ham

Chairman Liliane Fonds, chairman BoP Innovation Center en boardmember People 4 Earth, also ex-chairman Plastic Soup Foundation.

Marry de Gaay Fortman

Marry de Gaay Fortman

Lawyer and partner at Houthoff Buruma, chairperson VNO NNCW Metropolregion Amsterdam and commissary at Royal HaskoningDHV.

Chris Jordan

Chris Jordan

Photographer and filmmaker from Seattle with reports about mass consumption and waste. His work on Midway, where the albatross feeds his children plastic, shocked the world.

Tjerk Wagenaar

Tjerk Wagenaar

Former director Nature & Environment Foundation.

Jan Bouke Wijbrandi

Jan Bouke Wijbrandi

Director NCDO Foundation.

Hans Anker

Hans Anker

Criminal Lawyer at Anker & Anker Criminal lawyers.

Drs. Hanno Niemeijer

Drs. Hanno Niemeijer

Chairman Louis Bolk Institute.

Jelle de Jong

Jelle de Jong

Director IVN Nature- and environmental education.

Willem Sijthoff

Willem Sijthoff

Owner Sijthoff Media Groep, CEO Binnenlands Bestuur, Adfo Groep en Young & Connected.

Cathy Spierenburg

Cathy Spierenburg

Founder and program manager at My Book Buddy. Advisor childmedia. Formerly network manager at Z@ppelin.

Volunteers

Marlies van Maarseveen

Marlies van Maarseveen

Research
Sophie Vonk

Sophie Vonk

Researcher
Christian Bruno

Christian Bruno

Fundraising & Implementations
Nicola Chadwick

Nicola Chadwick

Translator
Joanna Bouma

Joanna Bouma

Translator
Tanja Chung

Tanja Chung

Translator
Yvonne Sjamaar

Yvonne Sjamaar

Volunteer
Ronja Jansz

Ronja Jansz

Film director

Honorary chairmen

Charles Moore

Charles Moore

Seacaptain, founder of the Algalita Marine research Institute and ‘discoverer’ of the Plastic Soup
Marcus Eriksen

Marcus Eriksen

Founder of the 5gyres Institute

Guest lecturers

Dirk Groot

Dirk Groot

Guest teacher
Carola Janssen

Carola Janssen

Guest teacher
Christy ter Braak

Christy ter Braak

Guest teacher
Helga Warmels

Helga Warmels

Guest teacher
Els Timmerman

Els Timmerman

Guest teacher
Gaby Kronemeijer

Gaby Kronemeijer

Guest teacher
Kyra Cramer

Kyra Cramer

Guest teacher
Ingrid Lammerse

Ingrid Lammerse

Guest teacher
Janine Slot

Janine Slot

Guest teacher
Peter Siegel

Peter Siegel

Guest teacher
Lonneke Crusio

Lonneke Crusio

Guest teacher
Menno Haeck

Menno Haeck

Guest teacher
Tim de Rooij

Tim de Rooij

Guest teacher
Petra Kieboom

Petra Kieboom

Guest teacher
Petra Olgers

Petra Olgers

Guest teacher
Pauline Wilbrenninck-Geers.

Pauline Wilbrenninck-Geers.

Guest teacher
Pieternel Geurtz

Pieternel Geurtz

Ambassador
Thijs Wetemans

Thijs Wetemans

Guest teacher
Mirjam Schober

Mirjam Schober

Guest teacher