MEET THE TEAM

The Business Hippie Club is a non profit organization making a difference in peoples daily life’s. Our daily operation is done by a small core team of volunteers and occasionally with the help of collaborators around the world.

We are all very passionate about a balanced social economy and personal enhancement so everyone can enjoy the basic needs for a happy and healthy life.

THE CORE TEAM

Hans van de Rakt

FOUNDER & BUSINESS HIPPIE

I have a background in business, moved about 18 times, and lived on the island of Aruba. So you might say I’m a free spirit who seeks purpose in life, in a meaningful society.

I’m passionate about making this world a better place from a human perspective.

Happy to answer your questions by E-mail: contact@businesshippie.club or book an (online) appointment directly in my agenda via this link: https://calendly.com/hansvanderakt

Debora Paolini

COMMUNICATION STRATEGIST HIPPIE

Debora is our communication expert partner based in Brussels, Belgium. She deals with BH-Club’s strategic communication activities, such as goal setting, message strategy, audience analysis and community-building process.

She is a (Italian) millennial concerned with moral values, environmental protection and social justice. Her experience is related to the field of circular economy and likes to empower people to become agents of social change in their own communities.

With her passion, creativity and innovative approach she works with BH-Club motivated by the ambition of transforming businesses into trustworthy drivers of a more sustainable world.

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Jake Kelley

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS & FUNDRAISING HIPPIE

Jake is involved in developing our international affairs network and fundraising efforts. He will be the liaison with national governments, NGO’s, policy makers and funding institutions.

Jake, American but living in The Netherlands, is a specialist in international strategy, economics, politics and environmental, focusing on building more equitable and democratic societies by addressing the complex issues in the global political economy. He received his master in International Relations and has working experience in media, academia, the UN and various climate NGOs.

Education, curiosity and intrinsic motivation are what I value most in life. All excellent leaders and strategies that produce high-quality results for humanity require concentrating on education, human potential, ecological health and trust.

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Liliana Amaral

CREATIVE STRATEGIST HIPPIE

Liliana is a true a hippie at heart. Our multi-skilled Portuguese creative is assisting the Business Hippie Club and it’s members by developing initiatives around art and image building.

With more than 7 years in the creative art industry, Liliana has worked in an international environment like Portugal, London and Rotterdam. Liliana is a well educated creative with a BA (Hons) in Theatre & Film from a renowned Portuguese University and with professional certifications as a Certified Image Consultant.

Liliana’s super power is the ability to turn someone or something into the best version of themselves. With a holistic and empathic approach she transforms the internal strengths into external power.

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Lucas de Bont

CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT HIPPIE

Lucas de Bont is our Concept Developer Expert based in Estonia and covering the Nordics -Baltics. He will help Business Hippie members by equipping them with the right knowledge and skills to turn their ideas into a sustainable businesses.

Lucas has a Master’s degree in Organizational Change and Consulting after which he worked with various Dutch NGOs in a Digital Accelerator. This industry inspired him to study Social Entrepreneurship and bring his enthusiasm to the Business Hippie Club.

In his interactive workshops you will get the chance to further develop your own ideas, be surrounded by like-minded people, and ask questions about areas in which you are stuck.

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OUR CONTRIBUTORS

Magda Sanojca

Magda is a Personal Development Coach out of Poland and Sweden.

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Mariana Galante Dias

Mariana is a psychologist and artist, based in Lisbon, Portugal

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Vanessa Christina Dsouza

Vanessa is a Personal Development Coach and Creative Artist

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Şenol Can Kamış

Şenol Can is a graphical designer based in Istanbul, Turkey

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AND A BIG THANK YOU TO:

Ms. Sabine de Wilde who designed the wonderful BHC logo and the manifest lay-out.

Mr. Tjapko de Heus from Tjapko Visual Branding who made the professional video shootings

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

The Business Hippie Club uses Peace, Love and Happiness as our daily mantra. These virtues enhance the quality of (y)our life’s. All Business Hippies, like yourself, can live with these virtues to enhance not only your own life but also that of others.

PEACE
have peace with yourself and what you represent

LOVE
love what you do, and how you do it

HAPPINESS
experience happiness about the results you bring to others