Who is who

Who is who

Team Japanese Garden


Our team consists out of two administrative staffers and four maintanance staffers. Aside from that we have a huge team of volunteers who help at the counter, with events or keep oversight on the Japanese Garden. 

The leadcoordinator of the Japanese Garden, Sara Davidson, has a MA in Japanology and will help you with every problem or question you encounter while visiting our Garden. 

Please contact us with your questions on japansetuin@hasselt.be 



Sara Davidson

Leadcoordinator Japanese garden 

Tasks: general coordination, events management, communication, staff management, innovation

Silke Janssens


Tasks: clients contact, volunteers management, finances, logistic administration



Antonio Suarez

Maintenance and reception staffer

Tasks: reception of groups and companies, maintance of the buildings

Bruno Knuts

Technical staffer

Tasks: technical advisor, construction, logisticics, garden maintenance

Peter Claeskens

Garden maintanance staffer

Tasks: Garden maintenance, oversight, cleaning of the garden paths

Yuri Knuts

Multifunctional staffer

Tasks: Garden maintenance, construction, reception of groups and companies, and logistics. 


Our Volunteers

The Japanese Garden has a fabulous team of more then 20 volunteers. They help the Garden with the counter desk, setting up events, maintaning the garden, and so on. 

Do you want to join our team of volunteers please email us on japansetuin@hasselt.be we are looking forward to meeting you!


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