"I asked myself which image of humanity should form the basis of my company and sought inspiration in the sciences, philosophy and theology. There I found the DNA of the company and the basis for the Foundation."
Robert Jan van de Kraats RA
Vice Chairman Supervisory Board
“The individual in combination with work & the economy is to a large extent the basis for our further thinking and action. It is a great privilege to be involved as a supervisor in the Foundation’s projects in this field."
"The long-term approach and philosophy of the Foundation underpin opportunities for sustainable and productive relationships between people, work and their environment. It is a challenge and privilege to be involved in this.
Mr.Jacques van den Broek
“I think it’s wonderful that Frits’s ideas are safeguarded in the Goldschmeding Foundation. Times may have changed, but at our core, we haven’t, and it’s great to see that.”
Mr. Drs.Herna Verhagen
“I’m interested in issues at the interface between people, work and the economy. Being able to contribute to the Foundation that encourages and funds such research is a contribution to the success of our society.”
Mr.Aart de Geus
Chairman of the board
“It’s high time for change in economic thinking and action. New insights are needed, as well as attractive practical examples. That motivates me to contribute to the wonderful mission of the Goldschmeding Foundation.”
Prof. Dr.Janka Stoker
“Our society faces great challenges in relation to people, work and the economy. It’s an honour to be able to make a significant contribution to tackling these challenges with ambitious projects."
Board Secretary - Manager Operations
“It feels like a privilege to be able to contribute to achieving a better world in which people, work and the economy arrive at an equilibrium, strengthened by the idea that we’re pursuing this on basis of concern for others.
Drs.Mariëlle Kakebeeke - Ruijgrok
“Inspired by the 100-year perspective, the inclusive and sustainable economy based on love for others, I feel privileged to be able to contribute to the visibility and impact of the Goldschmeding Foundation.”
Brechtje Stam MSc MA
“The Goldschmeding Foundation and its partners put people first and approach the changing economy from an inclusive perspective. How nice it is to contribute together with the foundation team to this cause.”
Programmanager Circular Economy
"Driven by the potential for innovation and collaboration, I look forward to contributing - with our partners - to the realization of a circular economy."
Project Manager Circular Economy
"A great opportunity to actually advance the circular economy, together with our progressive partners from four different change areas: research, business, education and government."
Drs. Suzanne Ekel
Programmanager Humane Economy
"I am going from the transition to a meaningful, humane economy, aimed at the prosperity and well-being of people. Compassionate and people-oriented leadership is a key in this and I am happy to commit myself to this."
Drs.Jan van Wijngaarden
Project Manager Humane Economy
"A humane society with an economy in which the flourishing of people is central, is an inspiring perspective. Great to be able to work on this within the Goldschmeding Foundation."
Programmanager Inclusive Labour Market
"An inclusive labor market is my ideal. At the Goldschmeding Foundation, we contribute to this by combining fundamental scientific insights with innovative approaches in practice."
MAMichelle van Toor
Project manager Inclusive Labour Market
"An inclusive labour market is not an end in itself, but a means to a resilient, innovative and humane labour market. Feel the difference."
Priscilla Osei BA
Project employee Inclusive Labour Market
“I see it as my mission to work on creating an inclusive labour market in which I can help people make progress in shaping their own future. At the Goldschmeding Foundation, I have the opportunity to contribute to this.”
“It’s a privilege to work for an organisation that focuses on people and cares about them. An organisation that works on change and strives for a world in which people, work and the economy are in balance.”
“Agape – concern for another person – is something we not only express to our partners, but also within our team. That’s why working at the Goldschmeding Foundation doesn’t feel like work. I’m proud to be part of this team.”
“It’s wonderful to be able to join these inspiring people in building the new normal, which prioritises individual, social and ecological vitality. Dream, Dance, Deliver!”
Semih Eski Msc.
“Finding a new balance between prosperity and well-being, current and future generations, the economy and ecology is the challenge of our time. It’s inspiring to be able to contribute to this as a member of the Advisory Board
Prof. Dr.Maarten Goos
“The labour market is constantly in a state of flux, with new opportunities and challenges. The Foundation’s projects keep abreast of our labour market; it’s a privilege to be involved in them.”
Prof. Mr.Crien Prins
“Our society faces major changes. It’s crucial that we move beyond traditional ways of thinking and acting. I consider it a challenge and an honour to make a contribution based on the Foundation’s mission.”