The Peace Innovation Foundation is a non-profit organization that works on solving some of the most pressing challenges in peacekeeping, humanitarian relief and disaster response.
Our Foundation Board
We are recognised as a charitable “Public Benefit Organisation” (Dutch: Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling, ANBI). All of our distinct Board Members serve in pro-bono positions without pay, dedicating their time and effort to promote the goals of our Foundation.
Axel Weber (Chairman)
Dr. Cornelis van Honk (Vice Chairman)
Ambassador (ret.) Dr. van Honk is a distinguished diplomat who worked for the Dutch Foreign Ministry.
He served as Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of the Congo, to Angola and São Tomé, to Kuwait and Bahrain. He also served as Consul General in São Paulo and as Consul General to North Rhine Westphalia, as well as representing the Netherlands in Mozambique, Kuwait, Hungary, India
For decades, he has tackled most difficult, complex global issues with intelligence, integrity
Kurt Mosgaard (General Manager)
Major General (ret.) Mosgaard looks back at a very distinguished military career in the Danish Forces.
He served as Military Adviser at the Danish Permanent Mission to the United Nations. Here he acted as a member of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations (C34).
Furthermore, he chaired the C-34 group of the European Union and was appointed as Force Commander to the UN mission in Western Sahara (MINURSO).
General Mosgaard was head of the Danish African Task Force and also Commander of SHIRBRIG, the international brigade for rapid UN deployments.
He worked extensively on international relations and capacity building in Eastern Africa especially Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia
Mary Ann Gray (Secretary)
She served in support of the corporate boards of several Fortune-500 companies in the areas of treasury and business development.
Ira Cohen (Treasurer)
He is a proven industry leader with excellent relationship building, tactical execution
Our Board of Advisors
We are proud to be supported by very distinct and accomplished individuals that serve as experts and good-will ambassadors on our Advisory Board. All advisers serve in pro-bono positions without pay, dedicating their time and effort to promote the goals of our Foundation.
Aviv Reshef (Chairman)
Peace operations, humanitarian aid & global impact
Sustainable technologies, IoT, automated systems and platforms
Future technologies, blockchain & startups
Our Expert Advisers
We couldn’t be happier and more honored to be supported by outstanding experts in their respective fields. They are the backbone of our projects and major contributers to our success.
Hélèn Lumière Ellingsen, Norway
TechGirls Ambassador & Senior Adviser on Strategic Partnerships
Hrvoje Pavisic, Serbia
Senior Technology Adviser
Urqiua Martinez, Venezuela
Tech & Social Impact Adviser
Moni Taichute, USA
Senior Public Relations & Social Media Adviser
Harrison Matti, Ghana
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Stichting Peace Innovation Europe
Wim Duisenbergplantsoen 31
6221 SE Maastricht
Kamer van Koophandel Amsterdam
Registration: KVK 71407820
Tax Number: RSIN 858703555 - ANBI