Structure & Policy

Structure & Policy

Stichting Soil Heroes Foundation is a Foundation without a profit motive, solely focused on serving the common interest in the transition to regenerative farming.

Mission statement

Mission statement

Our mission: To enable to the long-term viability of people in harmony with the planet.

Our goal: To stimulate and establish a regenerative society where restoration of soil health, soil biodiversity and the production of food with a higher nutrient density is central.

Overall objective: To catalyze the transition to regenerative farming globally.

Our approach: Support and stimulate regenerative initiatives globally and initiate and innovate ourselves.

leading to

Eventually leading to...

  • Restored soil health, biodiversity, water and air quality
  • New and fair business models for farmers
  • Increased nutritional value in food
  • A more stable climate and healthy planet

Stichting Soil Heroes Foundation holds a Golden Share of the Soil Heroes Operations to protect the purpose of the business, restoring soils for people and planet.

Management board

Management board

The composition of the management board is the following:

  • Mr. Wilkin Kroon - Entrepreneur, impact investor, Managing Partner at Soil Heroes
  • Ms. Alexandra Korijn - Co-founder at New AJE Capital, Board member at Toniic
  • Mr. Frederic Hoffmann - Food & agriculture deal sourcing for GO!, board member of the MAVA Foundation
  • Mr. Fernando Russo - Impact investor

A majority of votes applies to decisions made by the Management Board, with each director having the right to cast one vote. The Management Board is not authorised to obtain, alienate and encumber registered property, in accordance with the statutes, unless the Supervisory Board has given its approval for this in writing. The Management Board is also not authorised to enter into agreements whereby the Foundation commits itself as guarantor or joint and several debtor.

Advisory board

Advisory board

The Advisory Board oversees the broad mission of the Foundation. The Management Board is supervised by the Advisory Board. In fulfilling this task, the members of the Advisory Board are guided by the interests of the Foundation.

  • Riella Hollander - Director Food and Agriculture, Triodos
  • Ryan Gellert - CEO, Patagonia
  • Henri van Eeghen - CEO, Synergos
Executive team

Executive team

  • Mellany Klompe - Executive Director of the Foundation
  • Gina Pattisson - Director Partnerships
  • Emma Crasnier - Executive Assistant to the Director

Policy Plan - Download the policy plan.
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Accountability and reporting

The foundation was established on March 19th 2019. The financial, accounting and reporting for the year will be published in a joint report with 2020. We aim for the annual report to be ready in Q1 2021.