The Lendahand Team

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Professional and socially engaged… These are the words we use to describe ourselves at Lendahand. We are a diverse team with experience in business, banking, consulting and working in the non-profit sector. Please allow us to introduce ourselves!

Management Team

Our Management consists of three executives who are responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and day to day operations of the company. Our CEO & COO are also both Co-founders who have been with Lendahand since the beginning. Their experience spans across Banking, Corporate Finance, and International Aid & Development, allowing us to be a social enterprise that puts impact first while still pursuing a sustainable and profitable business model.

Koen The

CEO & Co-founder

Peter Stolze

COO & Co-founder

Daniël van Maanen



Jorge Vilar

Catalyst and Knowledge Management

Vinicius Manjabosco

Data Engineer and Data Analyst

Pietro Galardi

Investment Analyst

Adriaan Schiphorst

Data Officer

Lily Zhou

Growth Strategist

Clarisse Grosset

Growth Designer

Anshul Jindal

Head of Investments

Xavier Vega

Software Engineer

Irena Vieira

Operations Manager

Judith Mathijssen

Impact Manager

Thomas Plaatsman

Investment Manager

Melissa Nightingale

Legal Creative

Charles Te

Junior Portfolio Manager

Jan Metten Van der Meer

Senior Software Engineer

Lucas Weaver

Head of Growth

Eke Leertouwer

Office Manager & Customer Support

Lynn Hamerlinck

Growth Coordinator

Timo Bleeker

Head of Development

Willianne van der Weijde

Junior Legal