Meet the Resilience team

Daniel Levelt

Chief Operating Officer, the Netherlands

Levelt has years of experience in the agricultural sector and has expertise in working in emerging economies.

Emily ter Steeg

Program Manager, Rwanda

Emily is the program manager of the trade facilitation program of the Netherlands Embassy in Kigali. The ‘TRAIDE’ program is part of the transition agenda moving from aid to trade.

Hiwot Tadesse

Program advisor, Ethiopia

Agricultural Value Chain Facilitator, Resiliencia Ethiopia

Gertjan Becx

Director, the Netherlands

Gertjan is an expert in agribusiness, tropical agriculture, food processing, development economics and building inclusive value chains. He is the manager of Ethiopia Netherlands Trade for Agricultural Growth (ENTAG). He is also the co-manager of the TRAIDE program in Rwanda.

Auke Boere

Program advisor, Ethiopia

Auke is an experienced consultant and business support officer with a strong track record in aid and trade. Currently, he works as a program advisor at Ethiopian Netherlands Trade for Agricultural Growth (ENTAG).

Adriana Sanchez

Program advisor, Mozambique

Adriana works on IRIPO project: a mobile platform that aims to deliver rural extension, crop production and market prices to farmers in Mozambique. She supervises field activities and develops inclusive business strategies.


Nelson Marula

Program advisor, Mozambique

Nelson has years of experience in the agricultural sector and has expertise in working in emerging economies.




Wouter Beekman
Director, Mozambique

Wouter manages Resiliência Moçambique and IRIPO. He has great expertise in irrigation and hydrology and seeks to expand this (research) portfolio to the other East-African offices.



Nicky Schepers

Country Manager, Resilience BV

Nicky has years of experience in the agricultural sector and has expertise in working in emerging economies.


Rixt Komduur

Program advisor, Netherlands

Rixt has years of experience in the agricultural sector and has expertise in working in emerging economies.


Anniek Elemans

Program advisor, Ethiopia

Anniek has years of experience in the agricultural sector and has expertise in working in emerging economies.



Joep van den Broek

Director, Ethiopia

Joep is senior expert in horticulture- and seed sector development with a focus on agribusiness and policy. He manages projects in Ghana, Angola and Myanmar from his base in Ethiopia.


Guido van Hofwegen

Director, Indonesia

Guido is the founder and director of Nazava Indonesia seeking to provide everyone with access to safe and affordable drinking water. Currently, he is developing a water filter supply chain in Ethiopia. He is also in charge of financial management at Resilience.

Katrien van Krieken

Program advisor, Mozambique

Katrien is a water management expert, involved in training of irrigation staff, farmer-led irrigation development and building the network of Resilience in Mozambique. She also works in Angola on irrigated fruit farming.

Tesa

Program Advisor, Netherlands

Tesa has years of experience in the agricultural sector and has expertise in working in emerging economies.