Our team

Joost van Engen – Founder

Master in business administration, 16 year experience in sales and distribution of food commodities and medicines in LMI countries, i.a. sales and marketing director at IDA Foundation.

joost @ healthyentrepreneurs.nl

Maarten Neve – Founder

Engineer, master in process technology, 16 year experience in franchise business and sales and distribution of medicines, i.a. operations director at IDA Foundation.

Cees Rustenhoven – Finance

Master degree in Financial Management. Over 15 years of experience in investment banking & financial consulting. Cees was the financial director of the Haydom Lutheran Hospital in Tanzania for two years. He’s specialized in public private partnerships.

Timo Beentjes – Program Manager

Master degree in Management, Policy-Analysis and Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences. Timo combines practical experience, with his academic knowledge of global health to design, implement, monitor and evaluate the social franchise model of HE.

Wendy Ros – Program Manager/ Operations

Master degree in Business Administration, internationally oriented she worked in the Caribbean, Africa and Europe for the recent years. Wendy combines a pragmatic business background with cross-cultural sensitivity in the implementation of country offices, logistics and operations for Healthy Entrepreneurs.

Thijs Bergervoet – Junior M&C / IT support

Recent graduate in corporate communication, experience with communication, graphic design and IT projects. Within HE, Thijs is responsible for the design of most communication materials and support of the tablet applications.