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



Adriaan Schiphorst

Senior Data Officer

Lily Zhou

Head of Marketing

Lera Ilginisova

Investments Operations Officer

Carolina Arriaga

Marketing Coordinator France

Luminita Marin

Sr. Legal Counsel

Jorge Vilar

Operations & Knowledge Management

Judith Mathijssen

Impact Manager

Steven Kemp

Senior Developer

Antón Jáuregui

Country Manager Spain

Jan Metten Van der Meer

Sr. Software Engineer

Olivier Dubarry

Country Manager France

Charles Te

Investment Manager

Matteo Gilardi

Investment Associate

Willianne van der Weijde

Legal & Compliance Officer

Ingrid Murariu

Junior Legal Officer

John Vermeulen

Jr. Developer

Lynn Hamerlinck

Content Marketing Specialist

Merel Stegeman

Office & Admin Manager

Clarisse Grosset

Multi-Media Designer

Isabella Kecht

People and Culture Manager

Anshul Jindal

Head of Investments

Manan Modi

Investment Manager