Founder & Director
Annelies Tjebbes (she/her) is a white settler on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ / sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. She is a systems change leader with a background in social innovation, community development, and social enterprise. Annelies has launched two companies and has provided comprehensive strategic planning, evaluation and facilitation services to organizations, companies and social enterprises globally. Originally trained as a Biomedical Engineer she has experience managing complex social and technical projects and leverages a strong skill set in problem-solving, design thinking and project management. She is an Innoweave Evaluation Coach and brings evidence based decision making and reflective practices to all of her work.
Annelies is passionate about community and has worked in rural, remote and urban regions to support change initiatives. She dives into projects with a curious mindset, building connections to learn from and with community members. She has experience navigating complex social, political, cultural, and historical community dynamics. Annelies received training through the Getting to Maybe Social Innovation Residency and she brings toolkits and frameworks from this program to projects to help clients manage complexity and move to impact. Annelies has championed social causes throughout her life and is proud to align her consultancy with her deep-rooted values around social justice.