Drs. Ehsan Turabaz
Drs. E. (Ehsan) Turabaz (1959) has lived in the Netherlands since 1981. He is currently Manager International Sales with Inter IKEA Systems B.B., the owner and worldwide franchisor of the IKEA concept. Additional to this function, mister Turabaz occupies a varieties of positions, including Honorary Consul General of Afghanistan in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. He studied Law and Politics at the University of Kabul, Afghanistan. Subsequently, he studied Politics and International Relations at the Free University in Amsterdam and University of Leiden. Ehsan Turabaz is the founder of the Netherlands-Afghanistan Business Council and since 2006 president of this Council.
Ing. Harald Feijth
Ing. Harald Feijth was born in Tripoli (Libia) and lived part of his youth in Borneo (Brunei & Malesia). Currently, he is employed with Syntens as Sr. Innovation advisor for SMEs and focusses primarily on logistic and maritime corporations.
Qualified as business consultant, he offers his 20 years of experience in the corporate sector to the boards of SMEs. He is the founder of the Quality of Life Foundation, an organization that improves the lives of chronically ill patients using health-solutions.
Gijsbert Dubbelman is Senior Tax Consultant at Mator Tax Consultancy and Business Architecture. He advises on the streamlining of corporate strategy and optimizing the fiscal position of businesses.
Mister Dubbelman studied Business Economics in Utrecht, IT in Amsterdam, Tax Law in Utrecht and religious sciences in Nijmegen. Complementing his broad education, mister Dubbelman is a successful entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience.
Gert Jan Bestebreurtje
Gert Jan Bestebreurtje was appointed director of the central purchase company Douwe Egberts, Jacobs Trading and the Jacobs successor Taloca. In 1979 he became partner and commercial director of Bernhard Rothfos, leading member of the worlds largest green coffee trading and service group. Subsequently, he founded a joint firm with the Colombian Coffee Federation, Mild Coffee Company, which he led for years. Building on his experience in Latin America, he became chair of the Netherlands Latin America Business Council in 1997. A few years later, he additionally became chair of the Netherlands-Colombia Business Council of the NCH. In 2012, his special services in Colombia were rewarded with the Order of Knighthood. Not at the least, Mr. Bestebreurtje was involved in the opening of the Holland House.