Adessium Foundation appoint new Director of Programs


Alliance magazine


The Netherlands based Adessium Foundation have recently made some changes to their professional team.

Beginning on 1 October, Saskia van den Dool became the foundation’s Director of Programs.

Saskia van den Dool.

The previous Director of Programs, Rogier van der Weerd, was appointed Managing Director of the foundation earlier this year.

The Adessium Foundation, which makes grants of approximately 18 million Euros each year, supports organizations in three areas: public interest, people and nature, and social initiatives .

Van den Dool will manage a team of program officers and focus on the strategic development and implementation of the thematic programs that Adessium runs.

She served previously as a senior advisor on Responsible Investment at PGGM Investments, and as Global Sustainability consultant at professional services company, PwC.

Adessium’s chairman, Rogier van Vliet commented: ‘With her background, experience and our shared vision…we see in Saskia a promising new Director of Programs. We are delighted to start our collaboration and we wish her all the best in this new role.’

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