Organization

Observation International is a non-profit foundation under Dutch law.

The foundation is managed by a Board of Directors (hereinafter “the Board”), composed of Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and other members. Board members do not receive any salary, and meetings usually take place online, via videoconferencing.

The Board appoints a Managing Director, who is responsible for the management of daily operations.

The Board is advised by the Global Team. The Global Team consists of representatives of partner organizations. Global team members do not receive any salary, and meetings usually take place online, via videoconferencing.

The formal name of the foundation is Stichting Observation International. “Stichting” is Dutch for “foundation”. The foundation usually operates under the business name Observation International.

Board of Directors

  • Reinier Akkermans (chair)
  • Henk Schmitz (secretary)
  • Marianne de Rijk (treasurer)
  • Olaf Bánki (member)

Managing Director

  • Dylan Verheul

Non-profit status

The non-profit status under Dutch law is granted by designation as a Public Benefit Organization (Dutch: ANBI) by the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration.

Documents

Yearly reports are available in the Reports section.