The NewBees TEAM
Our people make NewBees a success. Our matchmakers are the link between newcomers and local organizations.
They always operate in equal pairs: a talented newcomer and a local topper. This way we combine the best of both worlds and link knowledge and networks to each other. We make matches that matter, improving the well-being of newcomers.
Do you want to work with us? Then view our vacancies!
Osama finds working with NewBees a great opportunity to spread benefits to talented people. People who only need the right step to move on to what they love to do.
Valerie van Lanschot
Coordinator Amsterdam &
Valerie is energetic, positive and loves to connect people. She believes that a focus on talent can benefit both newcomers and Dutch society in general.
Hulya believes we offer a valuable connection between society and newcomers. We help them grow confidence by focussing on their talents and improving their Dutch.
Born and raised in Zaanstad, Inge strongly believes in the benefits of connecting local business and newcomers in the region. Her motto: dreams don’t work unless you do.
Margaret's drive is to empower people in a difficult career phase or labor market position and to guide them to a new job or career direction. Her strength is working from genuine curiosity and thinking in solutions. Sensitive, aware, creative, proactive, communicative and result-oriented.
What Sheelan loves the most about NewBees is the focus on talent. At NewBees she has the opportunity to further develop herself and she likes to help others do the same.
Coordinator Amersfoort and Utrecht
Linda likes to think in opportunities. To connect people to the right place can make a big difference, and it's a win-win for the newcomer and Dutch society.
Ibrahim believes helping others will help him grow as well. Working with New Bees makes him happy because he can help others with starting their career in the Netherlands.
Claudette is completely in her element at NewBees: looking for (work)places where the talents of newcomers can develop. She believes that newcomers are the employees of the future and that they bring something fresh to the Dutch labor market.
When Hale came to the Netherlands 13 years ago, she did not know where to go to develop herself. That is why she is very happy with her work, as she now helps others to find the right path.
Helen likes to see people working together regardless of their background. She believes that everyone has talent and is passionate about linking this talent to the right employers.
Lisette van Lunen
Lisette likes to connect people. She believes it is important that everyone has a chance in our society and sees cultural differences as a great opportunity to enrich our society.
IT Team, Matcher Rotterdam
Born in Raqa, Syria, Nagham would like to help newcomers like herself to find their path in the Netherlands. She believes everyone has talent and should be able to do what they love.
Essam is a skilled IT professional, and he is excited to use his talent so more newcomers can have the opportunity to find their way in this country.
Hussein likes to help newcomers get the chance to show their talent and skills, and build a new future in the Netherlands. Bringing people together and making connections in society is what he enjoys most.
Bastiaan has much experience with the social sector in Arnhem and knows how important it is to offer tailored help and solutions where necessary.
Seifu Alazar Misghina
Seifu believes that every person is capable of doing something great for society, regardless of their educational level or social status. This belief gave him the desire to create a better world.
Matcher Leeuwarden / Groningen
Mohamad is passionate to use his knowledge and skills for newcomers. Specifically, to offer opportunities in the labor market where they can develop so that they establish a successful career for themselves in the Netherlands.
Kibrom is motivated and eager to help people. He believes that everyone has a talent and can make something better if given the opportunity. And it is his dream to make a difference and help another find his way.
Dorien has extensive experience in the field of Human Rights and refugees. She believes that much of human dignity is experienced through work.
Founder & Director
Annemiek started NewBees because she believes that an inclusive society starts with working together. Social innovation and inclusion are the major drivers.
Rob is happy to be able to support and contribute NewBees through finances. He helps us to understand how we operate by telling the stories behind the numbers. With a holistic approach, he is convinced that connections with people form the basis of success.
(Online) Marketing & Communication
Nicky is our expert on finding and telling authentic stories. She is positive, energetic, and believes there is a great story in every moment, person and relationship that has the power to inspire and motivate others.
(Online) Marketing & Communication
Iris likes to use her knowledge as a communication specialist for missions in which she believes. A society in which equality and talent play a central role is fully in line with this. In recent years Iris has worked for refugees and newcomers through various organizations.
(Online) Marketing & Communications
Nadia is a marketing communications specialist with experience in the international business world. She is eager to use her acquired skills and expertise now to do work that matters. She is result-oriented, eager to learn, proactive with a hands-on spirit and a good sense of humor.
Peter is an online marketeer who wants to contribute to society in a meaningful way, and joined the NewBees mission to do so.
Mireille is a Supervisory Board member who joined NewBees because she believes that anybody can outshine themselves when they use their talents.
Moutaz joined Newbees because he believes that helping others find their purpose in their new life is an optimal way to bring everyone in society together.