Net Impact Members

professionals committed to impact


Net Impact Amsterdam is a member community of professionals from all backgrounds and sectors, and represent 20+ nationalities who aim to contribute to a more sustainable society through their careers. Our members are results driven professionals that steer decision-makers and peers toward outcomes that yield positive impact.

Volunteer leadership team

Building the community


Net Impact Amsterdam is managed exclusively by volunteers. Our leadership team is comprised of four individuals and is supported by a fantastic team of engagement volunteers as well as two governing bodies.

Andrea Palmer,
President and Founder
Marieke Houwers,
Head of Operations

Kristina Stonjekova,
Vice President
Cathy Sorbara, PhD,
Head of Member Engagement

Governing and steering bodies

Guiding net Impact Amsterdam’s success

Advisory Board

The Net Impact Amsterdam Advisory Board provides strategic direction and ongoing guidance. It is comprised of seasoned impact professionals who are closely connected with the mission of Net Impact.

Founding Member Council

The Founding Member Council is a stakeholder dialogue body to help facilitate structured feedback on Net Impact Amsterdam’s strategy, challenges, and opportunities, from as many member viewpoints as possible.