We are Triggerise

two girls looking at a mobile phone

160 brilliant strong people

14 cities we call home

+10 different mother tongues

7 years of making change for good

1 shared goal

We’re on a mission

We’re on a mission to trigger millions of positive life choices by young people and make an unsurpassed impact on global health and well-being.

We’re a global not-for-profit headquartered in Amsterdam. We kicked off with big ambitions in 2014 and now operate in eight markets, with offices and on-the-ground staff around the globe. And we’re not stopping here: our teams and positive impact are expanding by the minute.

Explore where our offices and on-the-ground teams are working to trigger change for good.

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  • Office
  • Office & Operation

Supervisory Board

The Triggerise Supervisory Board helps fulfil our mission by providing guidance and oversight. It comprises highly accomplished professionals who donate their time and share their expertise in delivering impact at scale using technology and innovation.

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Lisa Simutami

(Chapel Hill, NC, USA), is the chair of our supervisory board since inception. Lisa is the COO of Ipas, and previously served as Regional Director at Population Services International.

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Leslie Pascaud

(New York, NJ, USA), leads Branding for Good and has been working on innovation projects in the USA, Europe and Asia for over 20 years.

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Miles Kemplay

(London, UK), is leading adolescent sexual and reproductive health work as Executive Director with Children’s Investment Fund Foundation since 2016. He has spent over a decade working for global health, development and private sector organisations.

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Werner Strydom

(Amsterdam, The Netherlands), heads up the Advanced Technology & Innovation unit within the Office of the CTO at Irdeto. He has 30 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity and leads software development, technology research, and innovation teams.

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Leontine Gast

(Amsterdam, The Netherlands) is the CEO of The Terrace. She works in strategy, branding and communication with retail and consumer goods organisations.

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Julia Sakovska

(the Netherlands), FCCA, serves as a CFO at TCR Group (Brussels), a Private Equity backed international provider of Ground Support Equipment (GSE) to ground handlers, airlines and airports. Julia has over 25 years of finance and accounting experience gained at KPMG Audit, DLL (Rabobank Group), Athlon International (innovative leasing and mobility services businesses) and Van Tilburg-Bastianen Group (one of the most prominent family-owned businesses in the mobility services industry in the Netherlands).

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Phinah Kodisang

(Johannesburg, South Africa) is the CEO of Soul City Institute. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of sexual reproductive health and champions strategic and innovative development and management of programmes aimed at youth.

Board of Directors

Our Directors lead Triggerise - setting its vision, shaping its strategy, managing its operations and inspiring its people.

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Benoit Renard

Director of Triggerise Stichting, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-founder

Cape Town, South Africa

Benoit co-founded Triggerise in 2014. He has a background in Marketing, having worked for nonprofit and for-profit organisations in France and Africa. He manages and oversees operations, leading the development of all the Triggerise ecosystems.

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Richard Matikanya

Director of Triggerise Stichting and Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Nairobi, Kenya

Richard is responsible for the Triggerise platform. He leads project implementation in African countries, having a background in global health program design, management, monitoring and evaluation.

Our People

Our people and their commitment to our vision move us forward every day. Here are some of the faces that are working hard behind the scenes to create big impact.

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Lidya

Country Director – Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Siphesihle

Platform Marketing Director

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Nathalie-Ann

Programme Director

Nairobi, Kenya

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Hameline Chimuka

Chief Finance Officer

Cape Town, South Africa

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Marylou

Strategy Manager

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Nelson

Chief Technology Officer

Cape Town, South Africa

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Joana

Product Manager

Porto, Portugal

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Vickie

Field Operations Lead

Nairobi, Kenya

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Thera

Chief People Officer

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Siham

Administration Officer

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Kristy

Finance Manager

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Reports & resources

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2021

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2021

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2021

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2020

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2020

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2019

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2018

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2018

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2017

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2016

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2016

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2015

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2015

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