Koen Cleophas

chairman

Koen was born and raised in Roosendaal, the Netherlands, but is currently living in Cuijk, The Netherlands with his wife and kids. He is flying as a Boeing 737 captain and has since flown in excess of 6000 hours. His hobbies are cars and cooking.

Daniël van Meijgaarden

treasurer

Daniël lives in Roosendaal, the Netherlands with his wife and he is the non-flying member of Pilots For Charity. He is working at ‘Actal Advocaten en Fiscalisten’ as a senior tax advisor and is also the chairman of the commission Register Taxadvisors aged below 35. His hobbies are riding motorbikes, boxing and traveling. 

Mike Willems

secretary

Mike grew up and currently lives in Nijmegen. His flying career started in 2014 as a Boeing 737 First-Officer and has since then he logged more than 3500 hours. His hobbies are: adventurous trips with his camper, sports and photography.

Stijn Van den Bulcke

volunteer

Stijn was raised in Aalst, Belgium and is living with his girlfriend in Mallorca, Spain. He started flying back in 2005 and has flown in excess of 8000 hours. Currently he is flying as a Boeing 737 captain. His hobbies are bicycling, playing soccer and repairing everything that is broken. 

Iris De Kan

volunteer

Iris grew up in Laren and Huizen, the Netherlands. As a pilot she lived in many countries, including Portugal, Spain, Greece and the last 6 year she resides in the UK. She works as an Airbus A319/A320 captain for a major airline. Whenever she is not at work, she takes care of het daughter. Her past time activities are cooking, singing, reading and Instagram! Preferably with her daughter Kiki on her side.

The team of Pilots For Charity is working on a voluntary basis and does not receive any remuneration for their activities.