Meet the Founders
The story of our company started in 2004 and is a business combination of two earlier companies.
Leontine van Hooft
'Our wish: to create 10.000 jobs and facilitate the meeting of cultures!'
Background: Organization & Management, Corporate Anthropologist
Before founding GreenDreamCompany, Leontine was the owner of a Consultancy Company: Bureau Tête à Tête. As an intercultural mediator, she accompanied organizations in strategy and cultural change in a globalizing environment. She is an expert in managing diversity and integrity. She started her career as a certified advisor, trainer and coach in the field of participation and reintegration. 'Woman of the Year' is the regional award she received in 2011 for inspiring other businesses.
At GreenDreamCompany, Leontine is in charge of concept management, partner management and public relations. She is the 'face' of the company.
Leontine van Hooft is the winner of The Voice Achievers Award: Outstanding Motivational Speaker 2015.
Léon van Rijckevorsel
'Sustainable area development, which is what we do, leads to new forms of value creation'
Background: Masters degree in Real Estate Development (MRE). Member of RICS: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. This institution guarantees qualification, fairness and capability in real estate development and management.
For more than 20 years, Léon has worked as a project developer and manager at several real estate development companies. Since 2004 he is an entrepreneur in concept- and project development, specialized in 'green building': environmentally responsible and resource-efficiently structuring real estate throughout the building lifecycle.
At GreenDreamCompany, Léon is in charge of investments and program management.
Inspiration Trip to Inhambane, Mozambique, in 2008