Annelies Kanis

Country and Regional Directors


Country Director, The Netherlands


Annelies began her role at The Hunger Project-Netherlands as Director of Programs in August 2017. Prior to joining The Hunger Project, for the past seven years, Annelies worked as head of projects and programs at Stichting Kinderpostzegels, one of The Hunger Project’s partner organizations in the Her Choice alliance. Before that, Annelies served in various capacities at the Dutch National Committee for international cooperation and sustainable development (NCDO) between 2001-2010 including as Head of Policy, Evaluation and Research and as Head of the Knowledge Center. She has a Masters from the University of Leiden.

Upon joining The Hunger Project, Annelies shared, “What appeals to me at The Hunger Project is that we firmly believe in the power that people have within them. If you start there, you will get very far.”

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