Teamwork makes the
dream work.
Teamwork makes the
dream work.

YAANA Ventures

Willem Niemeijer

Founder & CEO

YAANA Ventures was founded by Willem in 2015 to bring Khiri Travel and several other travel-related business units together under one roof. YAANA Ventures provides strategic and operational support in areas as business administration, sales and marketing.

Mark Remijan


Mark has a master’s degree from MIT and as a partner in YAANA Ventures, he continues to expand and develop the company’s different business units. He has lived in Asia for over 20 years and speaks seven languages fluently.

Issara Ritchum

Financial Manager

As Yaana’s Financial Manager, Issara first joined Khiri Travel Thailand in 1998 as an assistant accountant and is the company’s longest-serving member of staff. She graduated from Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University with a degree in accounting.

Ken Scott


With offices in Thailand and the UK, Ken’s communications company provides PR & Media support to all of YAANA Ventures’ business units. He previously worked for the Pacific Asia Travel Association.