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



Carolina Arriaga

Marketing Coordinator France

Timo Bleeker

Head of Development

Nancy Kariuki

Sr. Investment Manager

Sonja Hlebar

Project Manager

Luminita Marin

Sr. Legal Counsel

Ingrid Murariu

Junior Legal Officer

Isabella Kecht

People and Culture Manager

Eke Leertouwer

Office Manager & Customer Support

Jorge Vilar

Operations & Knowledge Management

Steven Kemp

Senior Developer

Lera Ilginisova

Investments Operations Officer

Matteo Gilardi

Investment Associate

Lily Zhou

Head of Marketing

Adriaan Schiphorst

Data Officer

Willianne van der Weijde

Legal & Compliance Officer

Anshul Jindal

Head of Investments

Xavier Vega

Software Engineer

Jan Metten Van der Meer

Sr. Software Engineer

Lynn Hamerlinck

Growth Coordinator

Antón Jáuregui

Country Manager Spain

Judith Mathijssen

Impact Manager

Charles Te

Portfolio Manager

Clarisse Grosset

Growth Designer

John Vermeulen

Jr. Developer

Vinicius Manjabosco

Data Engineer & Data Analyst