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



Vinicius Manjabosco

Data Engineer & Data Analyst

Xavier Vega

Software Engineer

Nancy Kariuki

Sr. Investment Manager

Lucas Weaver

Head of Growth

Luminita Marin

Sr. Legal Counsel

Irena Vieira

Operations Manager

Jorge Vilar

Catalyst & Knowledge Management

Thomas Plaatsman

Investment Manager

Lily Zhou

Growth Strategist

Sonja Hlebar

Project Manager

Clarisse Grosset

Growth Designer

Jan Metten Van der Meer

Sr. Software Engineer

Charles Te

Junior Portfolio Manager

Adriaan Schiphorst

Data Officer

Lera Ilginisova

Investments Operations Officer

Lynn Hamerlinck

Growth Coordinator

Pietro Galardi

Investment Analyst

Judith Mathijssen

Impact Manager

Timo Bleeker

Head of Development

Eke Leertouwer

Office Manager & Customer Support

Willianne van der Weijde

Legal & Compliance Officer

Anshul Jindal

Head of Investments