Meet the Ambassadors
Tom van de Beek
Tom is a sustainable entrepreneur as well as innerpreneur finding personal fulfillment and creating social change. The Tipping Point is an eco-agency that aims to help with the transition towards a sustainable society.
Marjan is the founder of the Urgenda foundation that fights for a greener, more liveable Earth. They have won the legal battle against Dutch Government, in which the court decided the Netherlands will be legally obligated to stop climate change. Marjan follows her own words: „We know what needs to be done. Let's work together and drag others into our unstoppable enthusiasm”.
Jesse Job Jorg
Jesse wants to change the way people view and use public space with his company We The City. They show the public space as a canvas that can be colored by us all, together.
As you might expect from the founder of the Love Foundation, as well as Climate Farmers, and former employee of Peerby and Fairphone this guy is a love gangster.
Through his artwork, Dadara is showing the power of creative expression, love and dreams which aligns with our core values.
Ruud is a systems thinker/doer dedicated to reversing global warming – in time. Social entrepreneur and researcher, with an extensive track record in digital design, marketing, innovation, and strategy.
Thijs is a science journalist, filmmaker and an expert on America. He worked for RTL New in New York, VICE in Amsterdam and researched future od drugs for De Correspondent.
Jacintha Lucia Scheerder
Futurologist Jacintha Scheerder pleads for more green in the city, saying „research shows that green has many positive effects. Plants purify the air. The colors of flowers provide a positive feeling. Walking in the woods for 20 minutes every weekend will improve concentration, lower blood pressure and boost your immune system”.
Jasmijn is a documentary filmmaker and a dancer. Her films can be best described with the words „desire” or „visual poetry”. With her art, she tackles complex issues such as immigration or euthanasia.
Tom Wheeler is an entrepreneur who, among other things, launched Sinchi Tribe - foundation focusing on the preservation of indigenous culture and knowledge. His experiences of trekking solo through Greenland, spending time in aboriginal communities in Australia and working with plant medicines in the Amazon shaped his life and work.
Ruud Koornstra is an activist entrepreneur helping sustainable innovations and companies with his company Tendris. Ruud is convinced that heaven on earth will be achievable for everyone within 20 years. To help the world get there, he is active in business, media, education, and politics.
Kess Klomp is an expert in socially meaningful entrepreneurship and a champion of Meaning Economy. He uses Buddhist philosophy as a way of doing business, hence his company called Karmanomic.