Founder of Child&Chess Lucas den Boer

Lucas den Boer is the founder and managing director of Child&Chess, a non-profit organization dedicated to bring chess to children for development, happiness and peace.

Before devoting his social entrepreneurial work to Child&Chess, Lucas served as a personal advisor and sponsor at various other NGO's:

  • Advisor Dialogue for Peace Foundation, 2014 – now; founder Aamir Sheikh (peace negotiator Middle-East & Mentor of Malala, Peace Nobel-prize winner)
  • Advisor 2bike4alzheimer, 2014
  • Advisor Talentboek, 2013 – 2015; Founder Yvonne van Gennip (3-times Olympic gold medal winner speedskating, Calgary 1988)
  • Advisor Cominvision, 2012; Founder Linn Bekkevik
  • Advisor Hein Kolk Scholarship Foundation, 2012 – now; Founder Hein Kolk (25+ yr Director Foster Parents/Plan Netherlands)
  • Advisor Child & Youth Finance International, 2009 – 2011; Founder Jeroo Billimoria

Lucas is also entrepreneur, founder and CEO of 1Portal4You International, a full-service web agency.

In addition to being an entrepreneur, Lucas works as a business transformation executive for top-100 companies like Air France/KLM, ASML, Atos and Transavia.

Lucas is Board Member of DNBN, Dutch Norwegian Business Network.

But most important, Lucas has a very strong passion for chess.