The Board and Advisory Board
Willem has a strong relationship with sustainability, with food and agriculture and with empowerment of people throughout his career, both in the Netherlands and in Kenya.
Stefan has a strong connection with the Maasai since he participated in the Maasaiwalk in 2015. He has experience in supporting sustainable communities and likes to use this experience for the Maasai.
Etienne has a passion for tackling inequality and diversity challenges in the Netherlands and abroad.
Ezekiel Ole Katato
Ezekiel is cultural ambassador of the Maasai and Chairman of Olakira le Maa. Read more about him and the organization here.
As a strong believer of holistic ecosystems – I am pleased to be an Ambassador for Friends of the Maasai. Culturally the Maasai community is part and parcel of nature.
In this day and age we can learn, exchange and empower them to develop a healthy, future proof harmony with their surroundings in a changing world.
Karin Boomsma – Director Sustainable Inclusive Business – Kenya (under KEPSA).
Frans Makken was the ambassador of the Netherlands in Kenya. While he is officially retired, he is still active as a board member of the Institute of War and Peace Reporting (London, Washington and The Hague).
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