Hendrike coordinates SOMO’s fundraising and acquisition activities and is SOMO’s international partner coordinator. She develops and implements policies and strategies for collaboration with partners all over the world.

Before joining SOMO she worked over 6 years for Aidsfonds managing grants to international civil society organisations. She started her professional career in Brussels, working for a Belgian NGO as fundraising and communications officer.

Hendrike holds a Master’s degree in Communication Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Brand Management during which she specialised in Corporate Social Responsibility.