After long activity in social legal assistance Menno also was active as an entrepreneur in the gastronomy industry for several decades. For some time now he has been involved in renting out holiday apartments in France. Next to that he is visiting Sri Lanka on a regular basis. He was involved with different aid actions, especially after the tsunami in 2004. He was working as a scientific researcher and advisor for small and medium sized businesses to support their exports. Those activities resulted in a substantial regional network that will support and coordinate CEASAR SUSTAINABLE INVEST activities in the region.