Akvo is an international organisation with foundations registered in the Netherlands, Kenya and the United States (section 501(c)(3)) and a representative office in Indonesia.
The Netherlands organisation is responsible for strategic direction, global partnerships and operating our online and mobile services. The United States and Kenya organisations are responsible for the direction of regional strategies, business development, partnerships, operations and fundraising.

  • Rob de Vos

    Chair of the board

  • Ingrid Plag

    Board member

  • Jeroen van der Sommen


  • Paul Ciandrini

    Board member

  • Peter van der Linde

    Co-founder and regional director

  • Kathelyne van den Berg

    Chief financial officer

  • Mark Nitzberg

    Executive director

  • Becky Straw

    Board member

  • Paul Ciandrini

    Board member

Find out more about our regional offices