Mechtild van den Hombergh

Mechtild has a background of over 25 years in governance and management, mainly for civil society organisations.
After studying Psychology at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, she worked for the Association PSO, The Schepper Campagnes, Mensen in Nood/Caritas Netherlands (head of fundraising and acting director 1996-1999), which merged in Cordaid (director 1999-2001) and the DOEN Foundation (director 2001-2008).
She started her own consultancy practice in 2008 when she moved to Kenya where she lived for more than 7 years. As consultant she worked and still works in several managerial and consultancy positions for clients such as PharmAccess Foundation (Country Director in Kenya and Nigeria), Prince Claus Fund, African Biogas Partnership Programme (HIVOS, SNV and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; 2,5 years), Wetlands International, StartGreen Capital (The Netherlands), The Back Lot (Suriname) and numerous Kenyan NGOs.
Besides DOB Equity Impact Investment, Mechtild has board positions at Sarakasi Trust, Akili Dada Foundation, Yielder, Young Urban Achievers, organisations in Kenya and the Netherlands.


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