The Executive Board
Let's Start This Journey Together
Nick Isbouts

Nick Isbouts

Chairman

Collaborations & Sustainability

International Relations

After my business career, I started studying agai; presently I am working as a sports and performance coach of young athletes and sports teams. Since January 2015 I focus on the approach that can guarantee continuity in our efforts to improve the well-being of youth in Tanzania. Ambitious, but necessary and enforceable.

Elly Duivesteijn

Elly Duivesteijn

Secretary

Collecting Equipment

Fundraising & Promotion

Nelson Mandela’squote inspires me to give my best to TWENDE Hockey. In daily life, I work as acareer coach connecting: people, talents, opportunities and networks. Those same elements I liketo insert into TWENDE hockey too, with the help of young people in the Netherlands to make a difference for youth in Africa.

Joost Gulikers

Joost Gulikers

Program Manager

Communication

Afer my business career as owner of a company in the healthcare field. I started studying sport coaching, coaching in general, and new and updated management approaches. Presently I am working as a consultant in several area's of sports, music and retail. Since 2016 I support the Twende project in their efforts to improve the well-being of youth in Tanzania.

Valentina Quaranta

Valentina Quaranta

Program Manager

Empowerment

Stakeholders Tanzania

In 2011 ending my study and international hockey career, I went to Tanzania to do voluntary work for a year. I 'm still in Tanzania. Besides my work I’m helping hockey to become more familiar to women in Tanzania. This has become a whole program: hockey as an important tool for development. A dream is coming true!