Marten VisserMissionary director
Marten Visser is missionary director at GlobalRize. He is an ordained pastor of the PKN, the largest denomination in the Netherlands. Before founding GlobalRize, Marten has, among other things, worked as a church planter in Thailand and founded a missionary organisation serving refugees in the Netherlands. At GlobalRize his responsibilities are leading the English language team, innovation and growth.
Frans de LangeOperational director
Frans de Lange is operational director at GlobalRize. Before joining GlobalRize, he was mayor of Elburg, a rural town in the Netherlands. His main responsibilities are facilitating the further growth of the organisation, PR, fundraising, and human resource management. He leads the office team and mentors some of the language team leaders.
Jos van der MaasCTO / lead software developer
Jos van der Maas is one of our software developers. He has a degree in Maths and has previously co-owned an IT company. At GlobalRize he is chief technology officer and developer of Learnnn.com, our e-courses platform.
Jeroen van DijkSoftware developer
Jeroen van Dijk has a degree in Embedded Systems and Automation. He has experience developing software in a wide variety of settings. For GlobalRize he develops mobile applications.
Jan SchraalOnline marketing
Jan Schraal is our online marketeer. Before working for GlobalRize fulltime, he worked at one of the biggest online webshops in The Netherlands. His responsibilities are website optimisation and marketing campaigns.
Harry FikseHead communication and fundraising
Harry Fikse has a qualification in fundraising and is an accredited fundraiser. In addition to working for GlobalRize he also raises funds for a different Dutch missionary organisation.
Diederik KoopsOffice manager
With his logistics management degree, Diederik Koops is our office manager. He is responsible for maintaining our financial records, managing our customer relations, co-organizing events, and leading our back office team.
Marga has a lot of experience in fundraising, which she now uses to support GlobalRize. Marga approaches churches to ask them if they want to support our work.
Gerlinde van de PollOperational management
After studying Facility Management, Gerlinde van de Poll worked for a large health care institution. Now, at GlobalRize, she is responsible for human resources management, secretariat, administration and accomodation, in addition to making reports and working on projects.
Elly Moorlag is our secretary. She has a lot of experience in membership administration for churches. At GlobalRize Elly is responsible for scheduling appointments, ordering supplies and necessities and organizing events.
Willem van DisLanguage teams supervisor
Willem van Dis has experience working as a missionary in Nepal and Cambodia. He has also been CEO of OMF Nederland, the Dutch division of the Overseas Missionary Fellowship. At GlobalRize Willem coaches several language team leaders in Asia.
Alida WallenburgTeam leader Afrikaans
Alida Wallenburg was born and raised in Namibia and moved to The Netherlands when she married her husband. Alida studied biology. At GlobalRize she is team leader Afrikaans
Gertia van LooTeam leader Dutch
Gertia van Loo has a degree in theology. Next to serving GlobalRize she serves in the National Reserve Corps, a corps of part-time military volunteers, part of the Royal Netherlands Army. She is leads our Dutch language team.
Andy GameTeam leader Japanese
Andy Game leads our Japanese language team. As founder of Media7, a christian media company in Japan, he has a lot of experience in using different media to spread the Gospel in japan.
Arjan VadersTeam leader Spanish
Arjan Vaders leads our Spanish language team. He has experience working as a missionary in Peru. Arjan uses his expertise to serve God, not only at GlobalRize but also at his home church and at another Dutch missionary organisation.
Reinout van HeiningenTeam leader Thai
Reinout van Heiningen leads our Thai language team. He serves at OMF Thailand, our partner for the Thai ministry. Reinout has previously planted a church in Northeast Thailand and is now business manager at OMF.
Wilfred VerniersAssistant team leader Dutch
Wilfred Verniers has an applied theology degree. He works as a church worker and as a salesperson in a shop for kitchen supplies. At GlobalRize he is our assistant team leader for the Dutch language.
AnonymousTeam leader Arabic
Our anonymous team leader Arabic has decades of experience in media and church work in the Arab world.
AnonymousTeam leader Bengali
Our team leader Bengali worked for several years in Bangladesh. For his internet ministry he uses his network that he built up in Bangladesh.
Yohanes ManesTeam leader Indonesian
AnonymousTeam leader Laotian
The Laotian team is led by an anonymous GlobalRize worker.
Roger NdriTeam leader French
Sil en Hatice KorstanjeTeam leaders Turkish
Zmnako KaremTeam leader Kurdish
Gerard van der VeldeAmbassador
Gerard is one of our ambassadors. It is his joy to serve in God’s Kingdom by helping to spread the Gospel en reaching people. Gerard is member of several local club boards and church committees.
Elise de KoningAmbassador
Elise is one of our ambassadors. She wants to introduce people from all over the world to the work of GlobalRize. She is dedicated to expanding an involved supporters base. Elise raises funds to support online ministry. In her daily life she works as a marketing coordinator and account manager. Elise sees the world as her target group and her Heavenly Father as the Strength she needs to reach that target group.
Gert Jan MesselinkAmbassador
Gert Jan is one of our ambassadors, as well as one of our e-coaches. The last years of his career he worked at several technology companies as deputy director. He also has a wide experience in club boards and church committees.