Willem is the man who initiated and set up One to Watch in 2010. He leads the operations in Nepal and represents the investors in the board of investee companies. Where most of us see obstacles, Willem smiles, rolls up his sleeves and gets things done. He is a driven social entrepreneur who is committed to Nepal and confident about its future. With proven track record he is a reliable partner for entrepreneurs, investors and international development agencies.
Willem GrimminckDirector, One to Watch
Simon is the umbrella that holds the entire Rockstart Impact program together. He leads the team as well as operations and keeps a close track of entrepreneurs' progress. He is the person to talk to if you need to get insights on the program content, its milestones, get connected to alumni companies or share insights on anything at all.
Simon MathijssenProgram Director
Nivida manages relations and partnerships between One to Watch, Rockstart Impact and the world outside. She has worked with Nepal's entrepreneurial ecosystem since 2014 which is showcased in her column, 'Investor's Impact' with The Himalayan Times. With an exposure to the national and international work scenario, culture and people- Public Relations and communications comes naturally to Nivida.
Nivida LamichhanePublic Relations & Communications
Kumar wants to be a story teller because he thinks that marketing is transitioning. He likes to meet local entrepreneurs, listen to their stories and tell it to the world of investors. He is also a social media believer, and emphasizes other business to be on social media and show off their expertise. Kumar is the one who is in charge of attracting the investors and sharing the business cases with them!
Kumar R. MaharjanMarketing Officer
Shraddha is responsible for screening, analysis and monitoring of projects at One to Watch. Passionate about socially responsible investing, she is even more enthusiastic about helping Nepalese entrepreneurs scale-up their businesses to create sustainable social impact. She is proud of her work ethics and believes in evolving constantly through on the job experiences.
Shraddha PantFinancial Analyst
A student of Fine Arts, Kemesh has been working as a graphic designer for six years now. From logos to posters to brochures to webpages - he takes up and enjoys the creative challenge of turning every small and big communication of One to Watch and Rockstart Impact into an exciting design. He constantly pushes himself to produce the best work possible.
Kemesh MaharjanGraphic Designer
The youngest one in Rockstart Impact’s team, Abbal is the one who makes sure things run smoothly at Rockstart Impact. He is constantly running around getting things fixed- be it a meeting or a broken printer. Apart from being a great fixer, Abbal is also responsible for organizing events and taking care of the logistics at the office.