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Meet NewBees NL!

We couldn’t do our job without all the employees who work “behind the scenes” at NewBees. The IT and communication colleagues, the board, the management, the researchers and business developers, our lawyer, those responsible for finance and administration.

We are happy to introduce the NewBees NL team!

Meet team NewBees NL

Portret Dorien Marres

Dorien Marres
Operational Director

Dorien has extensive experience in the field of human rights and refugees. She believes that work enables people to feel like a valuable addition to society.

Portret Annemiek Dresen

Annemiek Dresen
Founder & Director

Annemiek started NewBees because she believes that an inclusive society starts with working together. Social innovation and inclusion are the major drivers.​

Portret Valerie van Landschot

Valerie van Lanschot
Business Developer

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.

Portret Rob Schipper

Rob Schipper

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.

Portret Linda Rook

Linda Rook
Operational Coordinator

Linda likes to think in terms of opportunities. Connecting people to the right place can make a big difference. It is a win-win for the newcomer and Dutch society.

Portret Sacha Bouma

Sacha Bouma
Sales & acquisitie

Sacha is enthusiastic and eager to learn. She likes to focus on future possibilities for a person, to help them reach their full potential.

Portret Nadia Schoenzwytt

Nadia Schoenzwytt
Marketing & Communicatie

Nadia is a marketing communication specialist with experience in the international business world. She is happy to use her acquired skills and expertise to do work that matters and contribute to an inclusive society.

Portret Mariëlle Truijen

Mariëlle Truijen Operational Assistent

Mariëlle sees working at NewBees as a wonderful opportunity to help create an inclusive society. Understanding each other and being open to learn from each other is very important to Mariëlle.

Abdou Alassade

Abdou Alassade
Film maker

Abdu has 27 years of work experience as a journalist, researcher, writer and in television. He believes that a film is the best way to get the message across. His dream is to make the voice of the voiceless heard.

Portret Essam Alsaloum

Essam Alsaloum
IT Team

Essam is an experienced IT professional. He is happy to be able to use his talent so that more newcomers have the opportunity to find their way in this country.


Adil Ablimit
IT Developer

Adil is a junior web developer. As a newcomer in the Netherlands, he hopes to be able to help other newcomers with his experiences.


Mohammad al Najar
IT Developer

Web development is for Mohammad not just writing code. It is communicating and working well in a team, being curious and open to criticism, solving problems, and never stop learning.


Andrew Trythall
Supervisory Board

Innovation and product design are what describe Andrew in a nutshell. He is all about gathering information about how to do things better. Andrew has been with NewBees since the very start.

Portret Mireille Goos

Mireille Goos
Supervisory Board

Mireille has joined NewBees on the supervisory board because she believes that anyone can transcend themselves when they use their talents.

Hanna Zwietering
Supervisory Board

Hanna is an impact investor and has joined NewBees because she believes inclusivity is fundamental to a balanced economy.

Portret Winnie Goei

Winnie Goei

Winnie works for a union and has a warm heart for NewBees. She therefore likes that she can help the organization from her field.

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