About us

2Impact works with a team of senior professionals from different backgrounds, including mechanical engineering, environmental science, tax, finance, accounting/reporting and marketing. With this multidisciplinary team and our partners, we help customers make their businesses more sustainable. We help companies create a vision and ambition, a circular strategy, or draw up a sustainability report or integrated annual report. Our hands-on consultants add value through their experience from the business world. We build long-term relationships with our clients, which enables us to guide them every step of the way towards becoming a business with a net positive impact. 

Esther de Graaf

Managing Director 2Impact

Esther is driven to guide organizations in their journey towards successful sustainability. She began her career in finance, but for over 10 years her focus has been on integrated thinking and reporting. She recognizes what businesses need to take their sustainability efforts to the next level, and adjusts her role and advice accordingly. In addition to her work as an advisor, she teaches at Nyenrode and is a guest lecturer at the CSR Executive program at Erasmus University. Her area of expertise is integrated management and reporting.

Esther de Graaf
Nishant Parekh

Nishant Parekh

Senior Consultant

Making society more sustainable and circular every day, that is what Nishant is dedicated to. He prefers to work with clients to establish a bold vision for the future and then identify appropriate policies, programs, and projects based on that vision. He brings 12 years of experience working in sustainability teams across various industries. His expertise encompasses climate, circular design, eco-design, performance measurement, materiality analysis, and reporting. In the field of circularity, he has collaborated with leading think tanks and contributed to international publications.

Aron Klinkenberg

Consultant

Despite being only at the start of his career, Aron has become convinced of one thing, he is passionate about contributing to a sustainable future for all. He believes that every business holds value in integrating sustainability at the core of its existence. Supporting companies in this endeavor through a concrete, transparent, yet personal approach is what he stands for and what he embodies. Throughout his education at the Rotterdam School of Management and his time as a student consultant, he has gained new knowledge and a fresh perspective on what sustainability can mean for individuals and businesses.

Aron Klinkenberg
Elise Luring

Elise Luring

Consultant

Elise has over 5 years of professional experience in the textile industry as a Corporate Social Responsibility manager, buyer and strategic manager. Elise has established sustainable and fair export chains in countries such as India, Bangladesh and Romania. She also has extensive knowledge in and experience with certifications such as B Corp and World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO). With this practical international experience and a master's degree in Cultural Anthropology: Sustainable Citizenship, Elise's ambition is to inspire and guide diverse organizations in sustainability strategy and reporting. Her expertise lies in organizations with value chains in fragile and complex environments.

Jayasutha Sreekanth

Consultant

Jayasutha is driven by a passion for interpreting data to contribute to global sustainability. Her extensive experiences in India, Singapore, Nigeria, and the Netherlands uniquely equip her to assist clients in advancing their sustainability goals. With a background in Environmental System Analysis and Scenarios, she possesses a deep understanding of complex ecological dynamics. Jayasutha's expertise lies at the intersection of data-driven insights and practical sustainability strategies. Her dedication to creating a more sustainable planet, coupled with her diverse international exposure, positions her as a valuable asset in shaping positive change for both organizations and the broader world.

Jayasutha Sreekanth
Sandra Schep

Sandra Schep

Consultant

Sandra wants to actively contribute to a society in which we live in harmony with nature. After her master's degree in Global Business and Sustainability at the Rotterdam School of Management, she wants to dedicate her career to making sustainability the standard, at both companies and for individuals, by looking at the whole system. During her time as a junior investment analyst at a social investment fund, she saw that this is possible. This motivates her to advise and support companies in a positive way to integrate sustainability in their core.

Marco Kwakernaat

Consultant

After studying Economics and Tax Law in Rotterdam, Marco completed the socially relevant master Law and Sustainability in Europe at Utrecht University. He realized his passion lies in making our society more sustainable, and that is why he wants to contribute to creating an even more beautiful planet, for future generations as well. His main interests are climate change and circular economy. Apart from consultancy Marco wants to engage in sustainability education, as he feels that even in daily life there is still much room to gain. We can’t do that on our own, but if we work together we can come very far.

Marco Kwakernaat
Anna Tranberg

Anna Tranberg

Consultant

After having spent close to a decade in Brussels working to influence EU policies related to sustainability on behalf of public and private sector organisations, Anna is now shifting her focus to helping organisations with their sustainabiity transformation. She has also worked on research and innovation policies, focusing on societal challenges such as climate change and clean energy. Her academic background is in environmental policy, communications, and modern languages.

Bahar Keskin den Doelder

Associate Consultant

Bahar's passion is to make sustainability tangible. By collaborating with her clients, she creates positive impact. She believes that making sustainability understandable both in words and numbers is the key to gaining the trust of stakeholders. With her keen eye for detail and her straightforward approach, Bahar has more than 20 years of experience as a sustainability advisor and has demonstrated that it is possible to make a positive impact on people and the planet while still creating profit. Bahar is a member of the advisory board of a venture capital company that invests in digital technologies for a carbon-free energy system.

Bahar Keskin den Doelder
Maaike Snijder

Maaike Snijder

Associate Consultant

Sustainability is a strong motivation for Maaike. She started her career at the national Government in various financial and management control positions and has 5 years of experience as a sustainability advisor. As a consultant, she focuses on making sustainability an integral part of strategy, management and reporting. Maaike is result-oriented and because of her positive energy she brings a 'can do' mentality. In addition to her work as an consultant, Maaike works as a researcher for the Public Procurement research group at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

Nienke Rothuizen

Associate Consultant

Nienke is an experienced communication professional with a focus on sustainability. For several years, she has been working in the energy transition and has specialized in "integrated thinking and reporting." Additionally, she completed the Corporate Social Responsibility program at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Furthermore, she is the head of marketing and communication strategy for the Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, and has worked for companies such as AEB Amsterdam, the Sonsbeek Exhibition, the VU Amsterdam, and Ymere housing corporation. Through her foundation Pearl, she supports projects in her birthplace of Beirut.

Nienke Rothuizen