Who we are

Orange Corners is managed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency at the request of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Team works closely together with the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands and local partners in each programme country.

Lennart Kamphuis
Team Manager
Bente-Beijens
Benthe Beijens
Programme Advisor Morocco, Nigeria & Senegal
Raisa van Eijndhoven
Programme Advisor Algeria, Iraq, Kurdistan region of Iraq & Lebanon
Kars Gerrits
Programme Advisor Côte d’Ivoire, Sahel & Orange Corners Innovation Fund (OCIF)
Erik Parigger
Programme Coordinator Orange Corners (Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Team)
Mariam Al-Bouawad
Advisor – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Ramiro Gomes Monteiro
Programme Advisor Sudan, Jordan, Social Entrepreneurship & Knowledge to Knowledge
Richard van Hoolwerff
Programme Advisor Angola, Congo DRC & Government to Government
Ebelien Zweers
Programme Advisor Mozambique , Côte d’Ivoire & Gender
Mike Sips
Programme Advisor Ghana, Palestine Territories, Orange Corners Innovation Fund (OCIF)
Ferdi van Adrichem
Graphic design & social media 
Brigitte van de Pas
Marketing and Communications Advisor
Geerten Schurink
Programme Assistent
Kingdom of the Netherlands