Head Office Staff
Andrew runs the day-to-day operations of DMI globally and heads our Australian office. Based in Sydney, he has been involved with DMI for many years as a supporter and volunteer worker. Andrew spent 20 years running his own business and pastoring an international church before joining DMI’s leadership team.
Matthijs oversees all our development projects and ministries to the Deaf. He is a Norway-based Dutchman. Deaf, he has been serving with DMI for five years, and also serves as our Norway office head. Matthijs is in every respect the future of DMI and a role model for the many, many Deaf under DMI’s care.
Gunnar Dehli, from Norway, brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to the role of International Advisor. He advises our senior management in the office and in the field and is a valued member of our International Board. Hearing with a Deaf son, he has worked amongst the deaf for 40 years in various senior capacities and with DMI for over 10 years.
Susi has the formidable task of preparing all our budgets and sending the funding exactly where it needs to go. She ensures that we are compliant with Australian rules and regulations, and that the vision in our hearts becomes reality on the ground. She has been working with DMI for five years.
Amy is responsible for producing our newsletters and graphic publications, managing our website and social media. She has been working with DMI for 13 years. She brings superb design skills and infectious cheer to the office.
Kay van Namen
Kay is the most recent addition to our team. She has recently taken on the role of Sponsorship Coordinator and oversees our general administration tasks. Deaf and a young mum of two, Kay is a very efficient worker and key to communication with our supporters.
Min & Esther Yoo