Terre des Hommes is characterized by its flat organizational structure with a management team led by our Executive Director, Carel Kok. In total we count approximately 110 employees active in The Netherlands, and in our field offices in East Africa and Asia where our programs are carried out. In addition we are supported in the Netherlands by over 2000 volunteers who help us achieve our ambitions.


Carel Kok CEO

Carel Kok


So many children suffer while their childhood and by consequence their future are stripped away through violence, exploitation and abuse. Standing by is not an option.

Sacha van Ulft Head of Finance & Operations

Sacha van Ulft

Head of Finance & Operations

To make sure that we help as many children as we can for every euro that comes in. That's my job at Terre des Hommes and it keeps me motivated every day.


Arelys Yanez

Arelys Yanez

Manager Institutional Partnerships

At Terre des Hommes we believe that equality and social justice are possible. It's only a matter of opportunities.

Lone Vaerndal, Head of Fundraising & Communication, Terre des Hommes 

Lone Vaerndal

Head of Fundraising & Communication 

Eric van der Lee

Eric van der Lee

Head of Asia

Head of Africa a.i.


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