Board of directors

Amal Abbass-Saal

Amal Abbass-Saal

Co-founder of Stichting Inspiratie-Inc,  Amal is an experienced concept developer in the field of social innovations, community art and creative therapy.

Very experienced in the field of networking, strategy, individual intervision and managing cultural diversity teams. A social entrepreneur with extra passion and drive for sustainability, inclusion and talent development for children, young people and their families.


Sandra Maninveld-Schouten
  • Born in The Hague on March 12, 1955
  • Marital status: widower since 2017, married from 1992 (no children)
  • Education: Gymnasium Alpha, (1973) and doctoral degree in Sociology (cum laude) at UvA (1981)
  • 1977 - 1981: National Coordinator of the Economy of Young Socialists in the PvdA
  • 1978 - 1983: member of various national fora within the PvdA, including national working group Employment and Business Democratization and secretary advisory group economists for chairman PvdA
  • 1979 - 1981: publication of book / report on youth unemployment, "Early Rime for the WW", commissioned by the Wiardi Beckman Stichting, the scientific office of the PvdA
  • 1983 - 1986: Chairman of the Board of Education Labor Market Contact Center (COA) South Holland Central
  • 1981 - 1983: Ministry of Economic Affairs, policy officer Directorate Industrial Structure and Business Affairs, DG Industry
  • 1983 - 1986: Ministry of Economic Affairs, senior policy officer, Department of Policy Planning, DG Industry
  • 1986 - 1988: Ministry of Economic Affairs, senior project manager, Commissariat for Foreign Investments in the Netherlands (CBIN) or Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA)
  • 1988 - 1992: Ministry of Economic Affairs, head of the North American Projects Desk, CBIN / NFIA
  • 1992 - 1996: Ministry of Economic Affairs, Director of West Coast Operations and Plv. Head of North American branch network CBIN / NFIA, location San Francisco
  • 1996 - 2010: Province of Flevoland, Head of Economic Affairs
  • 2010 - 2012: Province of Flevoland, Program Manager Economic and Social Domain
  • 2012 - 2014: Flevoland Province, secondment to Amsterdam Economic Board as Human Capital Agenda Program Manager for the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (MRA)
  • 2014 - present: Province of Flevoland, Coordinator Public Affairs / Lobbyist House of Representatives

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Telephone: +31 36 5258775

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