A number of volunteers are always working with the Akvo team. Often they come from universities which we have connections with, such as Unesco-IHE, but they can come from anywhere. Sometimes they're even married to members of the team. If you are interested in working with us, please get involved!
Currently we have working with us...
Malte Beckmann, web developer, German translation support
Malte was one of Akvo's first web developers and community coordinator and continues to support the team on an ad-hoc basis. Previously, he ensured our software development team engaged thoroughly with users to specify and test the system's three key modules and create HTML and CSS code. He joined the Akvo team in Delft in May 2008, having proved his ability to visualise new collaboration tools and learn the necessary skills to build them. He has an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College and a BA in International Business with Chinese from the University of Westminster. His research involved extensive work in China.
Chris Amsinger, partnership support
Chris supports us with the international Walking for Water campaign and getting organisations and schools outside the Netherlands involved. Chris has worked for several years for the bank ABN Amro. There she worked on the DoGood platform, among other things.
Anke van Lenteren, graphic design, event support. Dutch translation support
Anke provides the most diverse set of skills in the Akvo team, ranging from organising travel to designing and printing artwork, being a Swedish tour guide, setting up venues and being the most popular person on field visits in India. Being a former professional translator and translation project manager, she created and maintains the Dutch translation of the user interface of Akvo RSR. She's also the organiser of the famous Akvo dinners at Villa Kakelbont on the edge of Stockholm, Sweden.