"I asked myself what image of man was to underpin my enterprise and I searched for inspiration in science, philosophy and theology. There I found the DNA of the company and the basis for the Goldschmeding Foundation."
Robert Jan van de Kraats RA
Vice Chairman Supervisory Board
“People in combination with work & economy largely form the basis for our further thinking and acting. It is a great privilege to be involved as a supervisor in the projects in this field by the foundation."
"The long term approach and philosophy of the Foundation supports opportunities for sustainable and productive relationships between people and work, with each other and with their environment. It's a privilege to be involved
Mr.Jacques van den Broek
"I like the fact that the ideology of Frits is secured in the Goldschmeding Foundation. Times have changed, but at heart we are not – that is beautiful to see."
Mr. Drs.Herna Verhagen
"Issues at the intersection of people, work and economy have my special interest. A contribution to the foundation that promotes and funds research on these issues is a contribution to the success of our society."
Mr.Aart de Geus
Chairman of the board
"Growing inequalities and the depletion of nature must be turned around – in economic thinking and acting. New insights are needed, as well as appealing practical examples. That motivates me to contribute to the foundation.”
Board Secretary - Manager Operations
"It feels like a privilege to be able to contribute to achieving a better world in which people, work and economy are in balance, reinforced by the idea that we strive for this based on concern for others."
Prof. Dr.Janka Stoker
“Our society faces huge challenges around the themes of people, work and economy. It is an honour to deliver a meaningful contribution to this, with ambitious projects at the interface between science and practice.”
“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.”
Drs.Mariëlle Kakebeeke - Ruijgrok
"Inspired by the 100-year perspective, the inclusive and sustainable economy based on love for others, I feel privileged to contribute to the visibility and impact of the Goldschmeding Foundation"
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."