New members Supervisory Board and Council of Members


We are pleased to welcome two new members in our Council of Members and a new member for our Supervisory Board.

Serpil Tascioglu, Director Global Food Innovation & Strategy for Unilever, will be replacing Maarten le Clercq in our Supervisory Board. Rachida Talal-Azimi, Secretary to the Board of the Worldconnectors, and Anneke Sipkens, Director of ANBO, joined our Council of Members.

With their diverse backgrounds the new members are bound to contribute greatly to the work of KIT. We are looking forward to work together towards a more inclusive and sustainable world.  

Serpil Tascioglu, Director Global Food Innovation & Strategy for Unilever

Serpil Tascioglu is Director Global Food Innovation & Strategy
at Unilever. She is leading the creation of Unilever’s new
Global Foods Innovation Centre at Wageningen Campus in
The Netherlands. Furthermore she works at the World Economic
Forum on global issues. She is a next generation manager with
compassion and a moral compass who takes the world of tomorrow

Serpil Tascioglu

Rachida Talal-Azimi, Secretary to the Board of the Worldconnectors

Rachida Talal-Azimi is secretary to the Board of the
Worldconnectors. Currently, she is working on her PhD at the
Radboud University Nijmegen. Rachida is conducting research on
the diversity of rules and systems within the international market
of Islamic banking. She used to work at the department of
Economic Research at the Rabobank and before that she worked
at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Anneke Sipkens, Director of ANBO

Anneke Sipkens is since January 1st 2021 Director of ANBO
where she wants to ensure that the growing group of
elderly continues to participate actively. She has a background in
Business Psychology and Business Administration and worked
as a marketeer for big brands. Later in her career she focussed
on advising companies in the field of sustainability. The years
before ANBO she led the DOEN foundation, which supports
starting entrepreneurs who want to make the world a better