Our team

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Wilma Sloot (volunteer)
Wilma is responsible for the daily business of World Portraits. Before running this foundation, Wilma has been working 7 years as a Photo Editor for the Publishing House of Oxfam Novib (Dutch organization for international development aid). She was responsible for the photo content of the Oxfam Novib calendar and associated products among other things. The famous large-format wall calendar portrays positive and inspiring images of people around the world. The photographs are taken by some of the world's leading photographers, many from countries in the Global South. Wilma has always been enthusiastic about photography and is proud to run this foundation. Wilma: "World Portraits is a jewel among the image banks’’.

The board of World Portraits Foundation consists of:

- Bas van Beek (chairman): Photo media advisor, New Business Director at the European Photo Agency (EPA) and founder of World Portraits
- Sacha de Boer: photographer, presenter and former newsreader of the Dutch news broadcaster NOS
- Lydia Stilma: freelance marketing & communications specialist and owner Aidylistic

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