BOARD JIMMY NELSON FOUNDATION

ASHKAINE HORA ADEMA

ASHKAINE HORA ADEMA

Ashkaine Hora Adema is the CEO of Jimmy Nelson Pictures and Jimmy’s wife. She has been working together with Jimmy for over 20 years. Ashkaine combines the  roles of president and treasurer of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation. Like the others on the board, Ashkaine’s work for the foundation is unrewarded.
DOUGLAS VAN DEN BERGHE

DOUGLAS VAN DEN BERGHE

Douglas van den Berghe (PhD) is the CEO and founder of Investment Consulting Associates – ICA. Douglas is the secretary of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation.
JIMMY NELSON

JIMMY NELSON

Jimmy Nelson is photographer and initiator of Jimmy Nelson Foundation. Jimmy hopes that his work is a catalyst for an appreciation of fragile disappearing cultures. Jimmy is a board member of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation.

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REINIER VRIEND

REINIER VRIEND

Reinier Vriend is Policy Director of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation. He has a background in media scholarship and projects relating global issues.
TESSEL VAN DER PUTTE

TESSEL VAN DER PUTTE

Tessel van der Putte is responsible for communications and PR of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation. She completed her studies in Global Challenges: World Politics and has done extensive research on indigenous cultural identity and connection to land.

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RECENT UPDATES

  • Contribute your musical talents in the music competition ‘Jimmy’s Jukebox’! The Jimmy Nelson Foundation is looking for new sounds from around the world. In a search for a recognisable music theme for the Foundation, a new music competition has been launched for talented musicians around the world ca...

  • We are excited to show you the video of our Foundation Launch last month, in the Vondelkerk in Amsterdam! Check out our Facebook page to have a look at the photo album for more images. We want to send a big thank you to everyone who became a friend of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation that night! By becom...

  • Last Thursday 27 October, we celebrated the launch of the Jimmy Nelson Foundation in de Vondelkerk of Amsterdam. Check out our Facebook page to have a look at the photo album and have a taste of the ambiance of the night itself. During the evening many guests subscribed to become a Friend of the Fou...

  • Jimmy Nelson Foundation publishes call for 2016 culture grants Jimmy has spent the last three decades documenting and celebrating the worlds indigenous cultures. Now it’s your turn to take action and become involved! The foundation has released its first call for cultural projects worldwide, under t...

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