Lion Heart Foundation Board:
Reinier Hinse, chairman
Reinier has been involved with the hospital since mid-2016 and has been chairman of the board since the beginning of 2017. He brings experience in the field of strategy formation, organization development and change management.
Ronald Streekstra , treasurer
Since April 2019, Ronald has focused on finance and control of the Lion Heart Foundation. He has extensive experience in the field of finance, risk management, governance and transformation management in the Netherlands and Africa.
Truus de Ruiter, per 1 July 2019 secretary.
Truus works as an infection prevention expert at Groene Hart Hospital. She has acted as secretary of organizations for many years, including the professional association of infection prevention experts. She has also gained experience in Africa.
Helen Koudijs, board member with portfolio Medical Affairs and Organizational Development since June 1, 2022. Heleen is a Doctor of International Healthcare. From September 2020 to April 2022, she was responsible for the Lion Heart Medical Center as Medical Superintendent. She therefore has a lot of local knowledge and experience, also as a 'change manager'. Prior to that, she gained experience in Kenya and Ethiopia.
Susan Bouman, board member with HR/Organizational Development portfolio since July 15, 2022. Suzanne is a business economist with a specialization in International Management. She has been involved in change processes within leading companies and has often played a leading role. She currently works for an internationally operating pharmaceutical company and has gained particular experience in the diagnostics business.
In the Netherlands, Lion Heart is regularly supported by various volunteers with their knowledge and experience.
Lion Heart Medical Center Yele:
Martin Knap, Medical Superintendent
Yankuba Sesay, Hospital Manager
Lisa Cornelissen, Medical Officer