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



Timo Bleeker

Head of Development

Judith Mathijssen

Impact Manager

Lynn Hamerlinck

Growth Coordinator

Lucas Weaver

Head of Growth

Adriaan Schiphorst

Data Officer

Xavier Vega

Software Engineer

Jan Metten Van der Meer

Senior Software Engineer

Jorge Vilar

Catalyst and Knowledge Management

Clarisse Grosset

Growth Designer

Melissa Nightingale

Legal Creative

Pietro Galardi

Investment Analyst

Thomas Plaatsman

Investment Manager

Charles Te

Junior Portfolio Manager

Vinicius Manjabosco

Data Engineer and Data Analyst

Willianne van der Weijde

Junior Legal

Lily Zhou

Growth Strategist

Irena Vieira

Operations Manager

Anshul Jindal

Head of Investments

Eke Leertouwer

Office Manager & Customer Support