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Board of Advisors


Lida Schelwald

Lida has a profound passion for a healthy environment and the wellbeing of people. She is a biologist by training and definitely believes in the power of nature🌱. Lida currently works in the international water, environment and health sectors.

Her professional career includes over 25 years of environmental consultancy work for globally operating companies, and more than 10 years of Board memberships, mainly in the water sector. Lida is good at helping business professionals to rethink their sustainability & CSR strategies, and commit to selected SDG’s that match their company’s DNA.


Margreet van Gestel

With years of experiences actively participating in multiple level of governmental bodies and green initiatives, Margreet has dedicated her entire professional career in the field of sustainable development. Her abundant experiences in stakeholder engagement and extensive network for partnerships are the keys to carry out successful collaborations. Her extraordinary portfolio in energy transition, renewable energy development, clean tech business promotion and facilitation are highly valuable experiences. She puts her passion for a greener and more sustainable into real actions and bring positive impacts to the communities.  

Experiences (summarized)

  •  Former vice mayor of Arnhem Municpality

  •  Chair of the Advisory Committee on Heat, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

  •  Member of the General Board, Climate Alliance

  •  Advisory board member, Green Business Club The Netherlands

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