DITRI ZANDSTRA – BIOGRAPHY

Ditri Zandstra,

Chief People Officer and COO Cofra Group (Holland)

Ditri has subsequently worked in Banking, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Healthcare before moving into the family office (Anthos) of the Brenninkmeijer Family where she spends the last two years as CEO. Since April 2020, Ditri is working for the broader Cofra Group.

Ditri’s passion for people and system change can be leveraged in her current role as a catalyst and Chief People Officer (and COO). Ditri is dedicated to contributed to Cofra’s mission to ensure business is a Force for Good, driving key systems change in Cities, Food, Energy, Capital Solutions and Consumption. Cofra is committed to the Flourishing of the Whole person for the Whole world.

Ditri is an MBA graduate at Nyenrode-Kellogg-Stellenbosch Business Universities and enjoyed the INSEAD Advanced Management Program.

If you had to summarise Ditri’s qualities, you would probably conclude that she is an authentic leader of transformations; she serves and leads through consistency and focus with a balanced focus on strategy, continuous learning and exploration, people development, and bottom-line results; She is passionate, engaged and committed and wants to contribute to society. As Ditri believes learning takes place through encounters, she is intrigued by philosophy, sociology, and psychology and enjoys traveling tremendously. This also included spending longer periods in some countries, like working for Mother Theresa in Calcutta. Sports
include yoga, hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding. Ditri tries to remain balanced through hard work and emotional and spiritual development.

Ditri is married to August and is the mother of Sabijn (15 years) and Annemoon (13 years). They live in Maarssen, a small town in the Netherlands, near Utrecht.

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