Director of Finance, HR, and Administration (The Hague)
Hugo Strikker joined WFM/IGP fulltime in 2016, first as the Finance and Administration Manager and now as the Director of Finance, Operations, and Human Resources.
Before joining WFM/IGP, Hugo worked as a country analysis economist at ING Bank and as a health care finance expert with the Dutch government before changing course to the non-profit, humanitarian sector where he worked with Médecins Sans Frontieres (Artsen zonder Grenzen) in conflict-ridden African countries as a Finance and Human Resources Manager and later as a Senior Grants Management Officer with Hivos, a Netherlands based NGO.
Hugo holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam.
Hugo is Dutch and based in The Hague. He speaks Dutch as his native language, fluent English, and intermediate French and German.
Why are you a world federalist?
“In a world scarred by so much harmful political, economic, technological and ethnic rivalry, I find merit in helping to foster world citizenship and build a world community in which people and peoples live together in a spirit of solidarity and mutual respect, also in regards to our natural environment.”
What is the future you are working towards?
“A world community in which people and peoples live together in a spirit of solidarity and mutual respect, also in regards to our natural environment.”