About the Founder

Marjolein Shiamatey is a tech entrepreneur with a background in Physics at the VU University of Amsterdam.  With Ophie Power she mobilizes a network of experts in the field of sustainable development and is involved in projects with large impact such as ReGen Villages and the largest Ecovillage in Ghana. She currently works at Google & iniator of Phi-Grow.com 

Awards / Recognition 


Part of Documentary: “The Energy Pioneers” by Samuel Stefan
Interview:  “Impact Maker” – Fawaka Nederland

2017 >
Interview & Commercial: “The New Energy Of the Netherlands”- EnecoGroup – 2017
Listed in Top 100 most sustainable people under 32 – 2017 •
Nominated for the Sustainable Top 50 by ABN Amro – 2017 •
Best Presentation Award –  Integration Simplification conference – 2017
Boeddhisme en verbondenheid – 2013 (published essay)

The Energy Pioneers (2018) 

The increase in global energy demand has led to exorbitant dissipation of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. As urbanization increases, cities around the world are becoming congested and overcrowded. «Energy Pioneers» portrays two distinct visionaries who are convinced their ideas can contribute to solving these challenging problems.