About us

Lisette Mattaar

Director
We make war that we may live in peace - Aristotle
Lisette’s vision, ambition and drive have ensured that, since its opening in 2010, Humanity House has grown to become a vital museum and platform in The Hague.
070 31 000 52
lisette.mattaar@humanityhouse.org

Marcella Mol-van den Berg

Head of Business Operations
Freedom has restraints but no frontiers - DL George
Ready to fill in wherever needed and with a coordinating role on our team, Marcella makes sure that everything runs perfectly behind the scenes. Responsible for finance, personnel and office management, she is vital to the smooth organisation at the Humanity House.
070 31 000 52
marcella.mol@humanityhouse.org

Marloes Sonsma

Head of Partnerships & Development
It takes two to make peace - John F. Kennedy
Marloes is working as projectmanager on the development of our future plans of Humanity House. Besides that, she takes care of all our partnerships.
070 31 000 54
marloes.sonsma@humanityhouse.org

Frederiek Biemans

Head of Programming & Exhibitions
Don't preach peace, live it! - Singer Josipa Lisac
With a strong blend of content and creativity, Frederiek succeeds in putting together a balanced mixture of programmes and exhibitions that work effectively.
070 31 000 55
frederiek.biemans@humanityhouse.org

Carry van Wersch

Programming Officer
The first casualty when war comes is truth - H. Johnson
Carry translates humanitarian themes into wonderful programmes, from events for a broad audience to meetings for experts.
070 31 000 56
carry.vanwersch@humanityhouse.org
Niels van Iwaarden - Humanity House

Niels van Iwaarden

Operational Manager
There was never a good war, or a bad peace - Benjamin Franklin
Niels and hospitality go hand in hand. Whether it’s a business meeting or a creative workshop, Niels will help you make every event a success.
070 31 000 58
niels.vaniwaarden@humanityhouse.org
Dorinda Hovenga - Humanity House

Dorinda Hovenga

Assistent Operationeel Manager
Be the change you wish to see in the world - Mahatma Gandhi
Dorinda supports the Operational Manager and ensures that daily business runs smoothly. In addition, she takes care of room rental, staffing and other administrative tasks.
+31 70 31 000 59
dorinda.hovenga@humanityhouse.org
Jennifer Huyer - Humanity House

Jennifer Huyer

Receptionist
Feeling of superiority: the perception that everyone is equal - Loesje
Jennifer is usually the first person you meet on entering the Humanity House. She can tell you everything about our museum experience.
070 31 000 50
jennifer.huyer@humanityhouse.org
Maaike Smulders - Humanity House

Maaike Smulders

Communications
A gun may break the silence, but won't open the discussion - Loesje
Maaike is responsible for all (free) publicity matters, events and communication; both online and offline. She also takes care of press queries.
070 31 000 50
maaike.smulders@humanityhouse.org
Demi van de Worp - Humanity House

Demi van de Worp

Communication Officer
We can be heroes, just for one day - David Bowie
Demi ensures that all the Humanity House programmes and activities are being communicated as good as possible to the right audiences.
070 31 000 50
demi.vandeworp@humanityhouse.org

Jolijn Fortmann

Head of Education
Whatever is playing in a country, let it be the children - Loesje
Jolijn knows what excites young visitors and speaks the language of both pupils and teachers. She makes smart connections to institutions and organizations in developing new educational programmes of the very best quality.
070 31 000 53
jolijn.fortmann@humanityhouse.org
Audrey Mussoni

Audrey Mussoni

Education Officer
There is no way to peace, peace is the way - A. J. Muste
Audrey takes care of the development and quality of our educational programmes and does this with conviction and great dedication.
070 31000 50
audrey.mussoni@humanityhouse.org
Humanity House museum team

Museum Team

Staff
A large part of peace consists of genuinely wanting peace - Erasmus
Jennifer Huyer
Niels van Iwaarden
Niels Bekkema
Esther Hovers
Jelle Buijs
Wouter Pierrot
Susanne van Santvoord
Dorinda Hovenga
Ellen Daniëls
Rinse Buurma
070 31 000 50
info@humanityhouse.org