Staff members - Humanity House
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
Annika Tjassens

Annika Tjassens

Head of Administrations
Freedom has its limitations but knows no boundaries - DL George
Annika ensures that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes. She takes care of finances, human resources and office management and is therefore an essential link in the Humanity House.
070 31 000 52
annika.tjassens@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
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 53
audrey.mussoni@humanityhouse.org
Maaike Smulders - Humanity House

Maaike Smulders

Head of 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
Dyonne van Haastert 1

Dyonne van Haastert

Communications Officer
When the power of love overcomes the power of power, the world will know peace - Jimi Hendrix
Dyonne manages the website and the social media channels and is also responsible for online communication, communication regarding museum programs and events and press requests.
070 31 000 50
dyonne.vanhaastert@humanityhouse.org
Niels van Iwaarden

Niels van Iwaarden

Head of Operations
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

Dorinda Hovenga

Operations Coordinator
Be the change you wish to see in the world - Mahatma Gandhi
Dorinda 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
Romy Vermeer

Romy Vermeer

Planning Officer
Inclusion is a right, not a privilege for a select few
Together with Dorinda, Romy is responsible for the room rentals, educational programs and staffing. Additionally Romy focusses on diversity and inclusiveness.
070-3100053
romy.vermeer@humanityhouse.org
Jennifer Huyer - Humanity House

Jennifer Huyer

Host
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
Humanity House museum team

Museum Team

Staff
A large part of peace consists of genuinely wanting peace - Erasmus
Annick Vossebelt
Bebe Agterberg
Mohammad Al-Jaf
Dunja Battouy
Bastiaan Buesink
Willie de Jong
Jari Kösters
Wouter Pierrot
Valesca van Vliet
Nienke Wichman

Rinse Buurma
Simon Lock
Hans Poel
070 31 000 50
info@humanityhouse.org