The Tinco Lycklama Foundation is a nonprofit institution based in Amsterdam (NL), with an operational branch in Cannes (F). It is a “Stichting” (“foundation”) by Dutch law and registers as an “ANBI” (“Public Benefit Organization”) for tax purposes related to private donations and public subsidies.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors  organizes and manages the daily operations of the Foundation in the pursuit of its objectives as stated in its Statutes and in execution of its Foundational Policy. The board consist of…

  • George Homs. President of the Foundation. Researcher 17th century migration streams and Low Countries genealogy. Founder of a “connected knowledge” start-up (stealth mode).
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  • Hans Zijlstra. Co-President and General Secretary. Researcher and publisher on Frisian genealogy, arts, and regional and maritime history. Online marketing-expert.
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  • Wibo Boswijk. Treasurer. Researcher in heraldics and family history. Entrepreneur.
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Advisory Council

The Advisory Council consists of independent members chosen for their subject-matter expertise. They guide the Foundation in the pursuit of its objectives. The current members of the council are…

  • Ferydoun Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn. Publisher and Vice-President of the International Qajar Studies Association.
  • Prof. Dr. Yme Kuiper. University of Groningen. Historical Anthropologist.

The Tinco Lycklama Foundation has appointed Ernst Huisman as a Honorary Associate of the Foundation. Mr. Huisman has made an invaluable contribution to the Foundation through his research work of decades in the memory of Tinco Lycklama à Nijeholt.