Annelies Claessens

Senior Consultant

Specialized in

Internal and external stakeholder engagement in change processes

Building and maintaining partnerships both domestically and internationally

Strategy and management, with a specialization in the non-profit sector


Annelies guides organizations at &FLUENCE in understanding and engaging with their stakeholders on complex issues with a large societal impact. 

Prior to joining &FLUENCE, Annelies worked as Director of International Programs at War Child Holland, and before that, she was Chair of the largest humanitarian alliance in the Netherlands, the Dutch Relief Alliance. She also has extensive experience in negotiating, influencing, and collaborating internationally, at the EU, UN, in developing countries, and (post)-conflict areas.  In addition to &FLUENCE, Annelies is also active as a certified mediator domestically and internationally.