Loek holds three Master degrees and has more than ten years of field experience in the humanitarian sector, including several emergency contexts. He has worked progressively in senior management positions for various INGOs, and consulted for the UN. Most recently he managed multiple back-donor grants for a total value of EUR 25 million during the Nepal earthquake response. His extensive network in the sector at senior level will provide the initial impulse to capture qualified humanitarian professionals for the database and gain worldwide awareness on the initiative. His management skills and economics background will ensure solid financial and operational control, in addition to strategic vision. He will lead the senior management team.