Aenne Brenninkmeyer Chene

Aenne has been involved with Seeds of Peace UK since 2008, when she housed an Israeli and a Palestinian Seed. Her son Oliver has been a Seed since 2015.

Aenne and her family have hosted awareness cocktails at their home and have helped to organise numerous “Bridges to Peace” fundraiser walks/events in London. In addition, Aenne has organised SOP school outreach and communication programs as part of the UK Advisory Board.

Aenne is a reading tutor with the Beanstalk Organisation in UK state schools. Her career background is in public relations. As a Dutch national, she is also fluent in German, French and English. She has lived with her husband, Claude, and two sons, Jasper and Oliver, in London since 2000.

“To facilitate dialogue amongst kids from war-torn countries, as Seeds of Peace achieves every summer in Maine, is in my view the right step toward long-lasting peace.”