Iniatiator Wim Veldman added to his masters human geography a course in real estate. After running a hotel he worked at the Universiteit van Amsterdam and at the municipality of Amsterdam.
Analysis and bringing together people are characterizing qualities of him.
Cofounder Krishna Maharjan is born in Nepal and got a scholarship on his 24th as a reward for his work on improvement of his village. Then he went to Sydney, Australia, and had finished tertiary preparation course from TAFE, a degree in medical science from University of Technology and in International public health from the University of Sydney. He meanwhile had various functions in the health sector. At the moment he works in Dhaka, Bangla Desh as health worker in a project for homeless people.