Welcome to the future home of the Green Chi Foundation, a funding organization, operating foundation and think tank.
We see ourselves as catalysts for reform, social change, sustainability, circularity and inclusion.
Our focus is quality of life, the future of our planet and coming generations by identifying, developing or helping to develop and implement model solutions to social and environmental challenges.
Multicultural, multilingual C-level executive and serial entrepreneur. Henk has worked on all continents. He has 30+ years international, hands-on pioneering and next-level development experience in both privately (PE/VC/Family) and publicly held startups, smaller and larger multinationals, including capital/fundraising, M&A, JV’s,
supply chain and turnaround – in consumer/lifestyle, media/entertainment, tourism/hospitality, tech/innovation and healthcare/life science products, services and solutions. Improving quality of life through innovation, diversity and inclusion has been his driving factor. Henk has also been active as board & committee member of NGO’s, (disability) sports federations and trade organizations. His involvement in social impact sustainability and bio-circular projects, regenerative, bio-based and circular economy, resulted in co-founding the Green Chi platform.
Vice Chairman & Treasurer
Vice President of the Weeden Foundation. In addition to preserving more than 6 million acres of biologically important habitat worldwide the Weeden Foundation actively addresses the entwined concerns of population growth, overconsumption of natural resources, and the climate crisis.
A New York City native, John has worked in the design and technology industry 25+ years beginning with Microsoft in the mid 90’s. Green Chi has been an opportunity for John to engage his environmental and entrepreneurial experience in a socially impactful global platform.
Ernst combines his more than 30 years of IT experience in Software and Telecom business for what will become Green Chi Group’s membership platform and related Saas and PaaS products and services. As an IT Consultant and Program Manager, he was responsible for transitions to VoIP and move on-premise PBX to the Cloud.
In his role as Alliance manager at telecom giant KPN he expanded the portfolio for Public Cloud and Unified Communication, ready for Sales and Distribution.
He is particularly proud of the fact that KPN is listed, for the 5th time in a row, as a Telecom company at the top of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). Ernst is even more happy joining the Green Chi Group to continue and prioritize working on creating a sustainable, regenerative and inclusive environment for all.