Board, team and vacancies

Aqua for All is a  non-profit organisation, strategically located in The Hague, at the heart of the political center of the Netherlands. We operate a ‘tight ship’ with relatively low overhead. Our supervisory board consists of prominent representatives of the Dutch water sector and highly respected professionals – to which our Managing Director, Josien Sluijs, reports.

Meet our supervisory board!

Mr. Sybe Schaap Former Chairman Groot Salland region; former Chairman of the Dutch Association of Water Authorities; former Chairman of the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP), national government representative, highly acknowledged  professor of philosophy, broad international network.
Mr. Fon Koemans Former Chairman of the Managing Board of the Dutch Water Authorities; has held directorships at numerous social organizations, national and international, specialized in quality assurance within organizations from a financial perspective; many years of service on the Aqua for All Managing Board, stewardship of organizational profile.
Mr. Martien den Blanken Former director of Dutch water company PWN. Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Waternet. Known for his leadership in innovation in pursuit of scalable water solutions and improvements, always  in balance with public interest.  An active leader and  proponent of development in the international water sector.
 Mrs. Bernadette Blom Expert in the fast-developing world of impact investing. Experienced banking and financial consulting professional, partner of FOUNT. Well established track record with the Dutch Ministry of International cooperation and government-backed and private development initiatives.


Meet our team!
Our operational team comprises people from various fields of expertise:​​


Ms. Josien Sluijs Ms. Josien Sluijs Managing Director
Marleen Hasselerharm Mrs. Marleen Hasselerharm Operations & Team Manager
Dick Bouman Mr. Dick Bouman Country Programme Manager Ethiopia
shabana-abas Ms. Shabana Abbas Sr. Programme Manager
Jacqueline Barendse Ms. Jacqueline Barendse Innovation & Business Development
Arco van der Toorn Mr. Arco van der Toorn Sr. Programme Manager
Astrid van Agthoven Mrs. Astrid van Agthoven Regional Programme Manager South Asia
Maaike de Vette Ms. Maaike de Vette Sr. Programme PME Manager Football for Water[at]
machtelt-oudenhuijzen Mrs. Machtelt Oudenhuijzen Programme Manager Football for Water
Oscar Ruigrok  Mr. Oscar Ruigrok Finance Manager
Mehmet Balaban Mr. Mehmet Balaban Project Controller
Marlies Batterink Ms. Marlies Batterink Regional Programme Manager East Africa
Mrs. Titia Wouters Regional Programme Manager West Africa
Janine de Laat Ms. Janine de Laat Communications Manager
Ms. Angela Meppelink Office Manager
Vi Mrs. Vi Nguyen Knowledge Manager
Mr. Peter Karanja Country Advisor Football for Water Kenya
Ms. Florence Kariuki Access to Finance Advisor for the Kenya Smart Water for Agriculture programme
Mr. Thijs Merton Jr. Programme Officer
Ms. Hester Foppen Sr. Programme Manager
Ms. Martine Jeths Programme Officer Football for WASH


Searching for an inspiring place to work?

Aqua for All offers an open, positive working climate for motivated individuals to apply their knowledge and skills toward our organization’s objectives. The salaries and working conditions we offer are competitive.

Any job openings at Aqua for All will be published below.

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