Managing board
The management is responsible for the strategy and its implementation for the entire organization.

Anke Blokhuis
Managing Director

Chantal Weijers
Director Real Estate

Meile Salverda
Director Finance

Roger Lof
Director Operations

Real Estate

The Real Estate department (Stichting Onroerend Goed DDN) monitors, together with the property owners and care entrepreneurs, that the accommodations are in good condition.

Eric Kahle
Project Manager Real Estate

Jeroen Timmers
Coordinator Real Estate Management & Maintenance

Margrieta Haan
Consultant Real Estate

Norbert van der Harst
Coordinator Real Estate Projects

Peter van der Veer
Coordinator Real Estate Management & Maintenance

Jacqueline Hendrickx
Coordinator Real Estate Back Office

Stefanie Giordani
Coordinator Real Estate Back Office


The entrepreneur coach is the first point of contact for healthcare entrepreneurs for support in the day-to-day management of their small-scale residential facility. The team is divided over the different formulas and different regions of the country.

Petra de Vries
Manager Operations

Annemieke Aleven
Coach Herbergier

Benjamin Holdijk
Coach Thomashuis

Evert van Beilen
Coach Thomashuis

Marcel Schaeffer
Coach Herbergier

Marco Klaui
Coach Thomashuis

Peter Prins
Coach Herbergier

Wouter Brunt
Coach Thomashuis

Recruitment & Selection & Acquisitions

Team Recruitment & Selection is responsible for finding, selecting and guiding new care entrepreneurs. Team Acquisitions supervises the entire process regarding contracts with franchisees.

Petra de Vries
Manager Operations

Toon Biezenaar
Expert Recruitment & Selection

Lilian Slinger
Proces Manager Acquisitions

Quality & Education

This area of expertise supports healthcare entrepreneurs in guaranteeing quality within the homes and complying with legislation and regulations. Training & Development facilitates the training offer and the exchange of knowledge and experience for and by healthcare entrepreneurs.

Mariette du Croix
Quality Manager

Marije Tawil
Expert Quality

Brenda Teunissen
Expert Education & Development

Anne Lely
Coordinator Quality & Education


Team Finance provides guidance and advice on issues in the field of financial management within one of the formulas.

Edwin van Domburg
Expert Finance

Bianca Withake
Team lead Financial Administration

Erik Staarink

Chris Zonnevylle
Coordinator Finance Expert

Marketing & Communication

The Marketing & Communication department is responsible for the external visibility of the franchise formulas, the support of healthcare entrepreneurs with their local marketing and the internal communication between DDN and franchisees.

Ariaen de Jong
Manager Marketing & Communication

Iris Raemaekers
Communication Consultant

Fleur de Wolf
Content Expert

Samantha Vermeulen
Communication Coordinator

Internal staff

The internal staff is the first point of contact for visitors and provides secretarial, organizational and back office support.

Ilja Bakayan

Monique Haleber

DDN International
Team International is involved in the expansion of our franchise formulas outside the Netherlands.

Sabine Becker
Country Manager Germany

Nils Vestel
Country Manager Norway

Leen Blondeel
Project coordinator Thomashuizen Belgium