Organisation

The KarunaNl organisation is run by:

Dr ir Annet van den Hoek,  Director.
Wilma Schaftenaar,  Financial manager.

Annet started her career in the field of development cooperation and worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Indonesia, Pakistan and Kenia. After 8 years she and her family returned to the Netherlands and Annet started her own management consultancy firm in the Netherlands in which she was active for 22 years. In the past 10 years she became involved in philanthropy again as board member of the Jazi foundation, program manager of Ineke Feitz Foundation, expert for Women on Wings and advisor in Effective Giving.

Wilma is an independent accountant and works as financial manager for 1 day in the week for KarunaNL. She has gained experience in the field of development cooperation while doing audits and evaluations for the European Commission and during her work for the Max Foundation.

The Karuna Nepal organisation is led by:

Deepak Raj Sapkota, Executive Director.
Yogendra Giri, Managing Director.

Karuna Nepal has its own board with distinguished doctors, journalists and entrepreneurs from Nepal. The chairman is dr Baghawan Koirala.