In May 2017 Hester van Meurs joined ISSA as the Communications Manager at the Secretariat. Together with Federico, she will be working on all ISSA’s Communications. So both internal as well as external. Hester has extensive experience in communications in various NGO’s (Non Governmental Organisations). She has worked for Greenpeace International for 16 years and more recently for Mama Cash, both in Amsterdam. She has studied Media & Education and her background is in video and resource planning. In 2016 she volunteered on a comic book-project for her hometown Leiden. She is very happy to be part of the ISSA community, keen to learn and create.
She has two children, lives in Leiden and loves cinema, music and nature.
Languages: Dutch, English