About our Organization

Within the Kanteen25 BV community, we will establish a training school Stichting Cooks25, to offer free skills training in cooking, kitchen preparation, and general catering opportunities to the unemployed to help them progress into employment.  We will collaborate with the local municipality and other partners to support and improve employment possibilities in the area.

The objectives of the Stichting are to foster a friendly, educational and work environment to grow ideas and networks for the common good.

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Remuneration Policy

All Board members volunteer their time and do not receive any remuneration. All Board members are entitled to reimbursement of reasonable expenses in line with their attendance at meetings.

Staff employed to manage and work for Stichting Cooks25 will be paid according to local market rates and in accordance with statutory requirements. Salaries will be reviewed annually.

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Our Annual Figures

We are committed to providing clear, timely information on our finances and grant making efforts. Our annual reports outline the foundation’s annual spending.

Download our Financial Statement

Our Board Members

Corinne is a Co-Founder and CMO of TomTom, Mapmaker and Location Technology company.

As one of Forbes top50 women in tech, Corinne champions women in the workforce and passionately advocates for improved social mobility through education. She founded Coding College in Amsterdam, CODAM, part of the Ecole 42 Network.

She is Vice-Chair of the supervisory board of Just Eat – Takeaway, Chairwoman of TechLeap NL and member of the supervisory board of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet.

Corinne was made Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in 2012 and Officier in the Royal Order of Orange-Nassau in 2016.


Jacqueline is the Foundation Director and is responsible for the operational duties of the Foundation and co-ordination of projects and programmes.



Ajay has a background in Investment Structuring and Management, Financial modelling, Governance and Reporting across Real Estate, Private Equity and Structured Credit asset classes. He is CFO at Rinkelberg Capital.


Questions about our program, organization or anything else? Don’t hesitate to contact us!