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Our Business Angels

Who's who in the CBA...

The Christian Business Angels is a mix of senior businesspeople from various countries, all with a common goal of creating employment in developing countries. A short profile of each of our Business Angels is provided below.

Jan-Hein de Baat

Netherlands

CBA since 2021
LinkedIn Profile

Software, IT & Telecom Executive

CEO, PortingXS – 2019+

Executive Board, Keen Delivery Portal, 2017+

Executive Board, Hedge Filmmaker Software – 2015+

Executive Board, Helden van Nu Telecom – 2011+

CEO, RoutIT Application Infrastructure Service Provider – 2000-2016

CTO, Deltec Software – 1993-2001

Airline Industry Executive

Senior Vice President, Air France KLM – 2003+

Board Member Egyptian Aviation Services – 2017+

Chairman, International Airline Services -2014-2019

CBA Coaching Positions

EagleLinks Choice (Pork Production) – 2020+

Coconazi (coconut sweets)- 2020+

Welmer Blom

Netherlands 

CBA since 2017

LinkedIn Profile

IT / Healthcare Executive

IPEC-certified Executive Coach, 2020+

Sr. Vice President, IT, Johnson & Johnson, USA, 2011 - 2018

Vice President, IT, Johnson & Johnson EMEA, 1999 - 2011

Bernhard Brouwer

Fort Myers, FL, USA

CBA since 2020

LinkedIn Profile

Food Industry Executive

Senior Vice-President, Doehler Global – 2014+

Vice-President, Givaudan Flavours & Fragrances – 2007-2011

Vice-President, Quest Flavours – 2000-2007

Jonathan Davies

Chicago, IL, USA

CBA since 2020

LinkedIn Profile

Consumer Products Industry Executive

Founder NXTEquity, startup accelerator – 2020+

President, Reckitt-Benckiser Hygiene & Home – 2018-2020

Executive Vice-President, Reckitt Benckiser – 2008-2017

Global Category Officer , Reckitt Benckiser – 2005-2008

Regional Director, Reckitt Benckiser up to 2005

Rob DeGroot

Netherlands
CBA since 2020

LinkedIn Profile

Roland Heersink

Netherlands

CBA since 2013

LinkedIn Profile

Entrepreneur

Founder & CEO, AquaNaut Boats – 2019+

President, HealthWorks Chiropractic – 2009+

Software Executive

President, Plant Automation Solutions Inc -2005-2008

Founder & CEO, Industrial Evolution – 2000-2005

Vice President, Honeywell Hi-Spec Solutions – 1992-2000

 

CBA Coaching Positions

Crystalyn Media (Video Production Services) – 2015+

Big Brainz (School Management Software) – 2017+

Entrepreneur

Director & Owner, GPK Beheer – 2017+

Director, AKB Wholesale Kitchen Supply – 1986+

Jos Den Hengst

Netherlands

CBA since 2013

LinkedIn Profile

IT/Network Executive

COO, Eurofiber – 2020+

Founder, Kumulate (advisory services) – 2018+

CTO, Vodafone Germany – 2013-2018

Telecommunication Executive, KPN – 1991-2013

CBA Coaching Positions

Zindua (Hydroponic Vegetable Production) – 2020+

Eric Kuisch

Netherlands
CBA since 2019

LinkedIn Profile

IT Industry Executive

Chairman,  Strategic Products and Services, 2011-2017.

Founder & CEO, Strategic Products and Services, 1988-2011

John Poole

Naples, FL, USA

CBA since 2020

IT Executive

CEO, The IT Channel Company – 2016+

COO, KPN Telecom / Business – 2011-2015

Executive Vice-President, Infrastructure, KPN, 2008-2011

Louis Rustenhoven

Netherlands

CBA since 2021

LinkedIn Profile

Author & Marketing Professor

Professor, University of N.Carolina - 2006+

Executive Director, AiMark – 1999+

Vice-President, European Marketing Academy – 2005-2008

Jan-Benedict Steenkamp

Chapel Hill, NC, USA

CBA since 2020

LinkedIn Profile

Paulus Steenkamp

Netherlands
CBA since 2013

LinkedIn Profile

Oil Industry Executive

Owner, Golden Age Consultancy – 2020+

Engineering Manager, Royal Dutch Shell – 2014-2019

Vice President, Special Projects, Royal Dutch Shell – 2012-2014

Board Member BASF-Shell JV (2015-2019)

CBA Coaching Positions

Kikafri Collections (Custom Bags & Garments) – 2020+

Motorsafe (Motorcycle Taxi Service)- 2018-2020

Healthcare Executive

CEO, Private Cancer Clinic, London, UK –

Department Head, Private Medical Insurance –

Management Consultant, Private Healthcare -

CBA Coaching Positions

EcoKud (Fly Larvae Protein Production) – 2019+

Irena Theodorou

London, UK

CBA since 2019

Finance Executive – Energy Industry

CFO, Windpark Fryslân – 2021+

CFO, Stedin (energy distribution network) – 2015-2019

Finance director, Eneco (supply & distribution) – 1998-2015

Board Member, Oikocredit Microfinance – 2013+

Board Member, VOC Education (autobody repair) – 2020+

President, Low Car Diet (sustainable mobility) – 2019+

Gerard Vesseur

Netherlands

CBA since 2021

LinkedIn Profile

Business & Management Consultant

Owner, Actwell BV – 1995+

Appointed Actuary Non-Life & Life – 1992 – 2016  

CBA Coaching Positions

Vic Green (Fruit & Vegetable Production) – 2015+

Jan Voois

Netherlands
CBA since 2013

LinkedIn Profile