Board

Naomi Hendriksz is the department secretary of the IB section at the International School Eindhoven in the Netherlands. She was born in Spain, lived in France, the Netherlands and Switzerland. She studied Spanish in Barcelona and Office Management in the Netherlands. Naomi travelled to Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, USA and South Africa. She worked for a charity in Mpumalanga (RSA), an organisation helping orphans and children in need.

Naomi is fluent in four languages, Dutch, English, French and Spanish.

Marc Parren has more than 30 years of experience in tropical forestry mainly in West- and Central-Africa. He is well aware of the problems facing the tropical forests in these zones and the need to balance between the needs of the local human population and the pressure exerted by several parties on the natural resources. He has been engaged in finding sustainable solutions for managing these resources whether for timber production, pure conservation goals or for restoration after degradation. This also includes getting more trees in farms and at the larger landscape level, a topic he worked on before in several countries in Central Africa.

Kristian Doolan is a technology professional with 20 years’ experience in various sectors across all sizes of company, including a significant stint in one of the global agri players.  Being raised on a dairy farm in rural Australia before attending Monash University to study Astrophysics, Mathematics and Philosophy gave Kristian a unique perspective on need for pragmatic & efficient resource use including technology with in the sector.  Based in Switzerland for the last 10 years Kristian is passionate about using his enthusiasm & experience to help drive positive & sustainable change ultimately improving quality of life for all people within the ag chain.