The board members and advisors of the Olivine Foundation all have experience and knowledge required for the conception of ideas and the technical and managerial supervision of the proposals. There is currently a vacancy for the role of chairman.

Board members:

Wouter van den Wall Bake: chairman a.i.

  • Wageningen Agricultural University: International Land and Water Management
  • Long term assignments (12 years) in Southern Africa in the fields of Rural Development and Education;
  • Consultant: short term assignments (20 years) (World bank, EU, Development Cooperation Netherlands) throughout Africa in the fields of Rural, Reconstruction, Water and Sanitation, Higher Professional Education Development and Local Government Development
  • Lecturer (20 years): International Land and Water Management, VHL ( member of the Wageningen UR)

Arnold van Ittersum

  • Delft University: applied physics
  • Akzo Nobel: consulting and senior management positions in chemicals industry (24 years), worldwide responsibility for IT-infrastructure and projects
  • IT business: entrepreneur, bringing a small innovative organization to the market (15 years)

Peter Sakkers

  • Industrial consultancy
  • projectmanagement innovation brooker
  • Embark B.V.

Advisor to the Board:

Poppe de Boer

  • Utrecht University: Emeritus Professor Earth Sciences – Sedimentology

Vacancy: Chairman

Are you interested to become our chair person, please contact us.