What is elinor Treuhand e.V.

elinor Treuhand e.V. is a profitmaking association. It works as a container that keeps the funds of its members. Every user of the platform becomes member of the association during the registration. The membership in the association is free of costs and can be canceled at any time.

Users become members of a specific group to manage their funds jointly and to start an action together. The group members and their supporters pay their contributions to a bank account of the association elinor Treuhand e.V. with a reference to the group. Our system provides specific group IDs. So the group builds a capital that is composed of the contributions of its members. The group decides how the funds should be used according to its self-designed group contract.

Legal structure

Behind the elinor platform there are two juridical forms: elinor Gmbh and elinor Treuhand e.V. We explain the difference here:

elinor GmbH

is the owner of the elinor platform and the software infrastructure. So, it is the platform operator. elinor is a GmbH (limited liability company) in steward-ownership.

elinor Treuhand e.V.

Every user of the elinor platform becomes member of this association. This is the legal container that manages the funds of its members on a trust basis. The structure is subsidiary, so that the decision-making power about the funds remains in the respective group.

The General Assembly

The General Assembly is the supreme body of the association.

Mitgliederversammlung

General Assembly

The Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board advises and monitors the Executive Board. It is elected by the members and monitors the work of the Executive Board on their behalf.

Falk Zientz
Falk Zientz

Co-Founder, Strategy / Development

Falk is co-founder and responsible for strategic development. He has been working in sustainable banking since 1994 and is the link between GLS Bank and elinor. As a wise strategist and editor-in-chief of 'Bankspiegel', he also advises on communication issues. DNP Social Entrepreneur of Sustainability' 2010.

Daphne Heinsen
Daphne Heinsen

Supervisory Board member

Graduate economist, consultant for systemic organizational development and coach for team development

Ludwig Schuster
Ludwig Schuster

Supervisory Board member

Strategy consultant, freelance project developer and consultant on sustainability issues

Astrid Siemes-Knoblich
Astrid Siemes-Knoblich

Supervisory Board member

Former mayor, social entrepreneur in gender equality, mediator and communication specialist

The Board of Directors

The board of directors leads the operational business of the association. It is elected by the Supervisory Board.

Lukas Kunert
Lukas Kunert

Co-founder, Management

Lukas is co-founder and CEO of elinor. He believes in the humanity in people and in the potential of community. He is our convinced trust optimist. As a career changer, he brings a broad view of society. He has worked both with impaired children as a conference organizer and in founding and advising NGOs. As a dad, he also knows the challenges of bringing family and entrepreneurship together. Since 2015, he has been researching the topic of 'The Future of Social Security' - elinor is the practical result of this search for future-proof protection models.

Documents

  • Satzung elinor Treuhand e.V.

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  • Protokoll Mitgliederversammlung Mai 2022

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