Dr. Pim de Graaf
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
the Netherlands

Pim de Graaf trained as a General Practitioner in the Netherlands and worked in rural hospitals in Mozambique and Rwanda. He spent many years with Médecins sans Frontières, in different positions, lastly he was chair of the Board of Directors for five years. In between, during a seven year spell as director of the International Centre of the NIZW in the Netherlands, he linked Dutch and international health and welfare sectors. Currently, he advises a range of organisations on health policy and strategy in stable and unstable (conflict) situations in Africa, Asia and Europe.

Ms. Caroline Barber
Member of the Supervisory Board
Chief Executive
United Kingdom

Caroline is chief executive at Transaid. Previously she was head of programmes for six years. Caroline has also worked in Zambia as a Project Manager for Transaid’s Professional Driver Training Project and has also undertaken work for Transaid in Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Madagascar, Nigeria and Sri Lanka. Caroline joined Transaid from Wincanton, a leading supply chain and logistics company, where she previously held roles in project management and business development.

Mr. Bernard Kadasia
Member of the Supervisory Board
Consultant in development and health

Bringing 35 years of experience in technical, managerial and leadership positions across government, civil society, private sector, and international non-governmental organisations, Bernard is an active member of the Alliance for Health Promotion, becoming President in 2012.

Most recently the Deputy Executive Director and Director of Policy and Advocacy, Research Promotion and Communications for the International AIDS Society, Bernard previously spent 17 years with the International Co-operative Alliance as Director of the Regional Office for East, Central and Southern Africa.

Mr. Bas Janssen
Strategic Advisor
International Networks Director
at Geopost-DPD

Bas worked for 27 years at TNT/Fedex and is currently the International Networks Director at Geopost-DPD. In addition to his previous position on North Star’s Supervisory Board, for which he is now the Strategic Advisor, Bas is Chairman of the board for Fleet Forum, an interagency association focused on supporting fleet safety and management globally. Bas holds a MBA with a thesis on future developments and similarities in objectives and cooperation between the corporate world and NGOs‎.