The board

Jan van der West

Jan is Chairman of the Foundation. Based on his legal background and experience as mountain guide he knows how to apply thinking and acting in strategic and change management and civic law. He has a broad experience within residential and care organizations and in facilitating change. Activating and connecting people from all levels and networks forms the basis for his actions. Human rights and holistic health determine his societal and political dynamics, guided by the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.


Madelon Eelderink

Madelon is secretary of the Foundation. She brings in top expertise on Participatory Action Research. As founder of 7Senses she has practiced it all over the world in development co-operation, in nature conservation and other areas. She has trained hundreds of people in applying Participatory Action Research and has published several articles on the subject.


Evert Jan van Hasselt

Evert Jan is Treasurer of the Foundation. He is thoughtleader in business strategy development. Author of books “Ecosystem for Business” (Society 3.0 Foundation, 2013) and (in Dutch) “Van CEO naar tuinman” (Business Contact, 2014). With his company Business21 he sets the course for organizations who want to embrace the future. Connected to several social initiatives he applies his ideas in jointly creating a better world.