Marry de Gaay Fortman is a Partner at Houthoff. She combines her legal work with non-executive director roles, including as a supervisory board member for De Nederlandsche Bank and KLM. She is also Chair of International Theater Amsterdam and member of the supervisory board of Dutch Culture. Marry is the Chairperson of the IDFA board.
Michael Kembel is an Amsterdam-based finance professional who started his career with ABN AMRO Bank. In 2006 he started his own hedge fund and sold his part in this company in 2018. Currently Michael is a private investor and combines both profit and non-profit activities. In the IDFA board Michael is responsible for Treasury.
Marischka Leenaers is a consultant and interim manager in fundraising and partnerships. She is one of the founders of LVW Advies, a fundraising consultancy focused on the cultural sector, hospitals, universities and charities. Marischka lives in Amsterdam. In the IDFA board she is the secretary.
Henk Siebren de Jong is CEO of the Philips Domestic Appliances business of Royal Philips. In addition, he is teaching digital transformation management at ISE & IESE Business Schools in São Paulo and Barcelona. Henk is also a member of the high-level commission on the Nairobi Summit, set up by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Femke van der Laan is a writer and a journalist. She writes a weekly column in the Amsterdam-based newspaper Het Parool and various other stories in magazines and papers. Femke also is a speaker at different occasions, she for instance makes television appearances and talks at events like TEDx.
Bregtje van der Haak is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. Since 1997, she has directed international documentaries and television programs for the VPRO, with a special interest in technological culture, journalistic collaboration, and new narrative forms. Van der Haak studied dance in Paris, law and political science at the University of Amsterdam and New School for Social Research, and journalism at the Graduate School of Journalism of Columbia University in New York. She was visiting professor at the City University of Hong Kong and USC in Los Angeles, and she is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Rijksakademie and board member of the Open Future Foundation.