Awaris Team

Jeroen Janss

Co-Founder Inner Green Deal, facilitator and coach

Jeroen is the co-founder of the Inner Green Deal Initiative and an Awaris facilitator for resilience and nature-based programmes.

Why am I working for Awaris?
Because Awaris is a wonderful community of openminded, kind and inspiring people serving a higher purpose. Jeroen joined the Awaris team in 2018.

Jeroen Janss,
Co-Founder Inner Green Deal, facilitator and coach


  • Masters in International Relations (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
  • Certified Mindfulness, Compassion, Yoga and QiGong trainer
  • Co-founder of the Inner Green Deal, cultivating skills, habit change and collaboration to accelerate the green transformation.
  • Co-founder of “Amwell”, resilience coaching and monitoring stress and wellbeing with wearable sensors
  • Former Director in a global consulting firm leading the Emerging Markets group within the EMEA region. Member of the global innovation council


  • Mindfulness/Mindful leadership
  • Climate Leadership
  • Nature connection
  • Resilience coaching
  • Biofeedback
  • Participatory leadership and social entrepreneurship
  • Many years of experience in human resources management


  • Dutch
  • English

My passion

Forests, film, human development

My inner purpose: Helping people reconnect to their inner and outer nature and in this way helping them address the challenges of our age – in particular the climate crisis.

Jeroen Janss,
Co-Founder Inner Green Deal, facilitator and coach