MEET THE TEAM

The Business-Hippie Club is a social enterprise. This means we have a social goal and operate on a non-profit basis. We do this mainly with the help of volunteers who support our mission.

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

Şenol Can Kamış

MEDIA DESIGN HIPPIE

Şenol Can Kamış is our Media Hippie. Assisting the Business Hippie Club to reach our goals for a balanced social economy.

He lives in Turkey and studied Graphic Design and Social Media advertising. Şenol Can contributes to our mission by making our media communications run smoothly, so everybody knows about our activities.

Vanessa Christina Dsouza

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT HIPPIE

Vanessa is our local event partner in Mangalore, India. She organizes events where she uses both her passions for Art and Learning & Development.

Her work with individuals and organizations is directed towards engaging and empowering people to address their challenges and achieve creative and sustainable solutions.

She believes in treating everyone with respect and creating opportunities for others to socialize, learn, grow and broaden their perspective on various subjects.

Mariana Galanta Dias

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT HIPPIE

Mariana is our local event partner in Lisbon, Portugal. She is a Young Professional in Psychology and, in the past, has engaged in several projects to impact her community.

In her free time, she uses drawing, painting, and poetry to express herself. She loves creative people and stimulating environments.

She is in the Business Hippie Club to foster Personal and Social Growth in her community. By organizing events in Portugal, she intends to create opportunities for groups and individuals to develop skills and new insights, that will in turn allow them to impact society.

Magda Sanojca

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT HIPPIE

Magda is a Co-active Transformational Coach based in Sweden & Poland. She left the corporate world and decided to show up as a leader of New Earth with complete trust in whatever that entails.

She supports people with personal development, introducing changes, emotional healing and mindset work. Her mission is to be the mirror for others to show them that all they need is inside of them. She focuses on heart-centered business & leadership.

During her workshops she will take you on a journey with coaching tools & processes that will center, strengthen & empower you to live a more aligned and courageous life.

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.

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.

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.

happiness is not about what you own, but what you create, as a team

A BIG THANK YOU TO:

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