Our Advisory Board in Jordan
Our high profile Advisory Board Jordan was established in 2018 and provides:
- Strategic advice
- Network building
- Creating governmental support
- Local embedding of the project.
A full overview of the board and its members can be found here
Our Operational Team
|Dana Ibrahim: Architect
Dana is our lead architect. Her deeply rooted fascination for sustainable building and city development brought her to GreenfieldCities. Dana is responsible for the development of the design for the campus, together with local and international experts, universities and partners. She supervises students of Jordanian universities as part of the design process. Additionally, Dana develops high-quality graphical products based on her graphic design skills. Dana is a real cosmopolitan team-player with a determined and distinctive vision.
|Rahmeh Al Tehaimer: Office Lead Mafraq
Rahmeh is born and bred Mafraqi. She just completed her water management Masters degree from the Hashemite University, located between Mafraq and Amman. Rahmeh is an organizational talent and a philosophical free thinker. She runs the day to day operations in Mafraq, liaises between the international team members and the Mafraq local government and Mafraq private stakeholders.
|Mohamad Hassoun: IT Manager
Mohamad Hassoun from Syria holds a degree in Information Technology and a number of training certificates in the same field. Mohamad has 3 years of experience as administrator of IT infrastructure, programmer and designer of web sites. He is a brilliant and tenacious trouble shooter and there are very few IT problems he cannot solve. He worked for many charity and private organizations inside Syria and neighbouring countries.
|Nahom Tesfamichael: Financial and Administrative Specialist
Nahom came to the Netherlands from Eritrea and is a key specialist in our financial management team. Nahom grabs opportunities and always has a smile on his face. Next to his work for GFC, Nahom organizes cultural events and he will complete his Dutch MBO 4 financial accounting education in 2021.
|Ruut Brandsma: IT Business Developer
Ruut is our IT Business Developer. He is responsible for getting funding for our ICT activities.
|Wasim Othman: Junior Marketing Manager Arabic Speaking World
Wasim came to the Netherlands from Syria and is one of our junior marketing managers for the Arabic language stakeholders. Wasim also has a keen interest in sports management and will help the GFC team developing a strong sports theme plan for our new cities as well.
|Hedzer Roodenburg Vermaat: Country Director Jordan
Hedzer is our Country Director in Jordan and manages the work for GreenfieldCities on the ground. Backed by a strong socio-technical background, field experience in refugee camps (research and work), project development and management experience in Jordan, Hedzer knows how to manoeuvre in the Jordanian context to make things happen. Read more …
|Joris Benninga: Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Responsible for, Strategy, Finance, Organizational development, Human resources, Recruitment, Private funding, Partner management
Joris has over 20 years of international experience in sustainable energy and is a visionary and successful team builder. Read more …
|Arie van Beek: Founder and Chief Sustainability Officer
Responsible for Public funding, Political commitment, Sustainability, Education, Marketing, IT
Arie’s key capability is to commit and empower public and private organizations to make step changes towards a sustainable future. Read more …