The team at your service


The Fondation de Luxembourg provides an interface between two distinct worlds: the finance industry and its clients on the one hand and associations, NGOs and other entities working in the social field on the other. The team at your service reflects this mission and benefits from a detailed understanding of these two universes:


Tonika Hirdman, Director General:


Tonika is in charge of the day to day management of the Foundation. She also represents the Foundation in relation to its clients, intermediaries, external stakeholders and the general public. Tonika represents the Fondation de Luxembourg in the Management Committees of the foundations under the aegis of the Fondation de Luxembourg. Of Swedish nationality, Tonika is fluent in Swedish, French and English.

Tonika Hirdman


Petra Penders, Project Manager:


Petra gives donors who are pursuing a specific objective the benefit of her expertise in the non-profit sector. She guides them in the search for a project meeting their aspirations; she monitors the project implementation and evaluates the impact of the donors' engagement. She is also in charge of relations with associations, with particular reference to aspects of supervision and reporting on projects supported by the foundations under the aegis of the Fondation de Luxembourg. Petra has a dual nationality - Luxembourgish and Belgian and is fluent in Luxembourgish, German, French, English and Dutch.

    Petra Penders





Pierre-Henri Golly, Communication Manager: 


Pierre-Henri is in charge of communication at the Fondation de Luxembourg. He coordinates the preparation of various publications, such as the Foundation newsletters and annual reports and supports the Foundation’s communication through social media channels. Furthermore, Pierre-Henri is in charge of monitoring and evaluation of project support in certain selected areas. Of French nationality, Pierre-Henri is fluent in French and English.









Nathalie Mandonnet, Executive Assistant:


Nathalie Mandonnet assists the Director General and is further responsible for the secretariat of the French-speaking Management Committees of the sheltered foundations. Of French nationality, Nathalie is fluent in French, English and Spanish.




Esther Meyer, Office Manager:


Esther is in charge of the administration and daily internal operations of the foundations under the aegis of Fondation de Luxembourg. Esther also looks after the secretariat for the Management Committees of the English- and German-speaking Sheltered Foundations. Of German nationality, Esther is fluent in German and English.




Chantal Welter, Administrative Assistant:


Chantal Welter handles the daily internal administration of the Fondation de Luxembourg and assists the Director General in her daily work. Of Luxembourgish nationality, Chantal is fluent in Luxembourgish, English, German and French.




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