Welcome to the team of UAP Coalition Netherlands. We are a group of enthusiastic and motivated professionals who work selflessly on projects and initiatives aimed at achieving the set goals of the organization.
Our team consists of members with different backgrounds and areas of expertise. We are always looking for ways to increase the impact and to make a positive difference in the world of professionals who have (had) to deal with Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena.
We are proud of what we have achieved so far and are convinced that we can achieve much more with the support of volunteers and professionals. If you are interested in helping to achieve the goals, or if you would like to know more about us, please contact us. We look forward to working with you.
Joachim is the founder of UAP Coalition Netherlands. He is an ex-entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the management of organizations. He is always looking for ways to contribute to a better world and is convinced that everyone has the power to bring about positive change. He is enthusiastic to share his knowledge and experience and to contribute to the goals to be achieved. In 2008 he received the Golden Lifesaver Award and in 2016 he was appointed Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau.
André is a chemical engineer with a master's degree in water quality. He has worked at a Dutch engineering firm and the European Environmental Agency, an EU institution. Here he was involved in advising national governments and the European Commission on air pollution, climate and energy. He has in-depth knowledge and experience about the use of data and scientific information in policy. He would like to use this expertise to support the goals of the UAP Coalition.
Rejane is a passionate attorney with a background in tax law. She obtained her Master's degree in Brazil, where she specialized in International Law & Legal Study. After moving to the Netherlands, Rejane started working as Legal Counsel at an international bank, where she is responsible for handling contracts. She would like to use her knowledge of legislation and her experience as a lawyer to achieve the goals.
Bram is a passionate graphic designer and graduated from the Graphic Lyceum Rotterdam. In addition to his permanent job, he does volunteer work and has been an ambassador for discussing the UAP topic for 30 years. In 2005 he founded UFO Meldpunt Nederland and in 2023 he will complete the first Dutch UAP related documentary. This experience has given Bram a unique knowledge of the subject.
Nick is a professional and experienced veteran with 17 years of service in the armed forces. He has served in the Airmobile Brigade and has experienced various operational deployments during his service. During his military career he was trained as a medical specialist non-commissioned officer and instructor. After his departure, he became a Care & Welfare teacher in secondary vocational education. He is currently working as a BHV and First Aid instructor within the business community. He has a passion for training and guiding people, and likes to share his knowledge and experience to help others grow and develop. Thanks to his background in the armed forces, Nick has a highly developed focus on teamwork, safety and discipline, making him a valuable asset to the team.
Tony is an experienced and versatile GZ psychologist and treatment coordinator with over 12 years of expertise in both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. His passion for the profession is reflected in his dedication to providing quality care and support to individuals. In addition to his work in mental health, Tony is committed as a reservist with the Department of Defense, where his commitment and skills contribute to National Security. His service to the country reflects his strong commitment to the well-being of others. Tony earned his Master of Science in Psychology from Utrecht University, where he gained in-depth knowledge that forms the basis for his therapeutic approach. He also completed a pre-master's degree in Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University, which further enriched his understanding of the human experience and diversity.
Chiel is a passionate professional with a broad background and more than 17 years of experience in the social domain and education. He obtained his Bachelor of Education at the Arnhem and Nijmegen University of Applied Sciences, where he specialized in Pedagogy and teaching. In 2024, he will complete the Work and Health module at the NTI, which extends his competencies to the well-being of individuals in different situations. His commitment to a holistic approach is reflected in his commitment not only to transmit knowledge, but also to positively impact the well-being of others. During his career, Chiel has gained many valuable experiences with different target groups, from young to old, from various social organizations. His continued commitment to growth and development drives him to contribute to the objectives that the UAP Coalition Netherlands is committed to achieving.
Christiaan is a commercial pilot with 20 years of flying experience and currently captain on the Boeing 747. His love for aviation began at an early age. He even obtained his private pilot's license (PPL) before his 18th birthday. In addition to his flying skills, Christiaan also has a passion for photography. He combines his two major interests by capturing impressive images during his flights. Christiaan attaches extraordinary importance to the topic of Flight Safety, which is why he has chosen to be involved in the UAP Coalition Netherlands as an ambassador.
Tako is an experienced pilot with over 25 years of civil aviation experience. He has flown on a variety of aircraft and has extensive knowledge of various aspects of aviation including safety, navigation and meteorology. His passion for aviation has motivated him to join the UAP Coalition Netherlands as an ambassador and is thus committed to achieving the goals.