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 executives who are responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and day to day operations of the company. Our CEO & CCO 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

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Peter Stolze

Co-founder & Chief Compliance Officer

Daniël van Maanen

Chief Financial Officer

Arno Hoogenhuizen

Chief Product & Technology Officer


Clarisse Grosset

Multimedia Designer & Social Media Coordinator

Antón Jáuregui

Country Manager Spain

Steven Kemp

Senior Developer

Anshul Jindal

Head of Investments

Merel Stegeman

Office & Admin Manager

Ingrid Murariu

Junior Legal Officer

Charles Te

Investment Manager

Judith Mathijssen

Impact Manager

Adriaan Schiphorst

Senior Data Officer

Lera Ilginisova

Investments Operations Officer

Willianne van der Weijde

Legal & Compliance Officer

Manan Modi

Investment Manager

Olivier Dubarry

Country Manager France

Lily Zhou

Head of Marketing

Lynn Hamerlinck

Content Marketing Specialist

Jorge Vilar

Operations & Knowledge Management

Luminita Marin

Sr. Legal Counsel

Isabella Kecht

People and Culture Manager

Jan Metten Van der Meer

Sr. Software Engineer

Carolina Arriaga

Marketing Coordinator France

Matteo Gilardi

Investment Manager

Jan Postmus

Sr. Investment Manager