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Board member biographies

Triodos Bank Executive Board

Mr. P. Aeby (1956), CFO

Pierre Aeby – CFO Triodos Bank Group (photo)

Pierre Aeby has been Statutory Director of Triodos Bank N.V. since 2000 and is a Member of the Executive Board. He is also a Member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Holding, Statutory Director of Triodos Ventures BV, Member of the Board of Stichting Hivos Triodos Fonds, Member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Doen, Member of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Fair Share Fund, Director of Triodos Fonds Vzw, Chair of the Management Board of Triodos SICAV I and Triodos SICAV II. He is of Belgian nationality and owns 21 Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mr. P. Blom (1956), CEO

Peter Blom – CEO Triodos Bank Group (photo)

Peter Blom (CEO) has been Statutory Director of Triodos Bank N.V. since 1989 and is Chair of the Executive Board. He is also a Member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Holding, Statutory Director of Triodos Ventures BV, Member of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Groenfonds N.V., Member of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Vastgoedfonds N.V., Member of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Cultuurfonds N.V., Member of the Board of Stichting Hivos Triodos Fonds, Member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Doen, Chair of the Board of Stichting Triodos Foundation, Chair of the Board of Stichting Global Alliance for Banking on Values, Member of the Board of the Dutch Banking Association, member of the Board of Stichting Sustainable Finance Lab, Member of the board of the Nationaal Restauratiefonds, Member of the Board Stichting NatuurCollege, Member of the Scientific Advisory Council for Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Food and Member of The Club of Rome. He is of Dutch nationality and owns one Triodos Bank depository receipt.

Board of SAAT

Mr. F. de Clerck (1945)

Frans de Clerck (photo)

Frans de Clerck was first appointed in 2010 and his present term expires in 2013. He is a co-founder of Triodos Bank Belgium (1993) and a former Member of the Executive Board of Triodos Bank NV. Frans de Clerck is a Member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Holding, Boss Paints NV, the Hélène De Beir Foundation and chair of the Supervisory Board of De Foyer vzw in Belgium. Frans de Clerck is of Belgian nationality and owns six Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mr. L.A. Espiga Gonzalez (1950)

Luis Espiga (photo)

Luis Espiga was first appointed in 2007 and his present term expires in 2013. He is the President of Triform Institute and a Consultant in Organisations Development and Human Resources, in Spain. Luis Espiga is of Spanish nationality and owns 44 Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mr. J.T.M. Nijenhof (1945)

Jan Nijenhof (photo)

Jan Nijenhof was first appointed in 2005 and his present term expires in 2014. He is also a Member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Holding and was Coordinating Vice President of the District Court of Haarlem until 1 April 2010. He has been a substitute judge in the same court and in the District Court Oost Brabant ever since. He is also Member of the Appeals Tribunal for Higher Education. Jan Nijenhof is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mr. L.M. Rutgers van Rozenburg (1947), Chair

Max Rutgers van Rozenburg – Chair of Triodos Bank’s Board of SAAT (photo)

Max Rutgers van Rozenburg is Managing Director of Human Engineering BV, a firm for interim management. He is appointed regularly by the Dutch Judiciary and the Supreme Court as chair of a supervisory board or as statutory managing director of a company. He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Biodynamic Farmland Foundation and Chairman of the Board of the Kingfisher Foundation for Phenomenology and Goethean Science. Max Rutgers van Rozenburg was first appointed in 1998 and his present term of appointment expires in 2013. He is of Dutch nationality and owns 346 Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Ms M.E. van Boeschoten (1946)

Marjatta van Boeschoten (photo)

Marjatta van Boeschoten was first appointed in 2009 and her present term expires in 2015. Previously she was on the Triodos Bank Supervisory Board from 2001 to 2009. Marjatta van Boeschoten was a lawyer of the Supreme Court in England for seven years and then became a management development consultant. She is a Director of Phoenix Consultancy and works with large organisations in the public and private sectors in the UK. She is on the Board of the Stichting Klaverblad. Marjatta van Boeschoten is of British nationality and owns one Triodos Bank depository receipt.

Ms. J.G.J.M. de Zwaan (1963)

Josephine de Zwaan (photo)

Josephine de Zwaan was first appointed in 2010 and her present term expires in 2013. She was a lawyer for more than thirteen years, specialising in major real estate projects. During the last five years of that period, she was a member of the partnership (CMS) Derks Star Busmann, where she was in charge of a team of real estate lawyers. Although no longer acting as a lawyer, she is still involved in this firm as an advisor to the board. Since 2000 Josephine de Zwaan has acted in administrative and supervisory roles in education, health care and culture in particular. In 2009 she was appointed Arbitrator for the Arbitration Tribunal Foundation for Health Care and Member of the Governance Committee of the Arbitration Board for Health Care. Josephine de Zwaan is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Triodos Bank Supervisory Board

Mr. D.J. Carrington (1946)

David Carrington (photo)

David Carrington was first appointed in 2009 and his present term expires in 2013. He has been an independent consultant since 2001, specialising in the development of philanthropy and social finance and in the governance of charities and social enterprises. David Carrington draws on 25 years’ experience of senior management positions in charities – the last 13 as Chief Executive – and as a Board Member with a wide range of organisations in the UK. He is a non-executive Director of Big Society Capital, a Director of the Creative Sector Services Community Interest Company (CIC) and Chair of the Programme Board of Inspiring Impact. He is Chair and a founder Director of the Alliance Publishing Trust and of Bridges Charitable Trust and is a Member of the Advisory Board of the US Centre for Effective Philanthropy. David Carrington is of British nationality and does not own any depository receipts.

Mr. M.M. Frank (1947)

Marius Frank (photo)

Marius Frank was first appointed in 2005 and his present term expires in 2013. He is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Cultuurbank BV and is Chair of the Triodos Bank Nomination and Compensation Committee. Marius Frank is an independent Board Advisor and Executive Coach. He is Chair of the Supervisory Board of Seyster Veste, Zeist (since March 2009) and a Member of ‘Stichting Administratiekantoor Hofpoort Holding’ Utrecht (the holding company of a.o. Van der Wal Transport, since December 2009). Marius Frank is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mr. M.J.M. van den Hoogenband (1944)

Mathieu van den Hoogenband (photo)

Mathieu van den Hoogenband was first appointed in 2007 and his present term expires in 2015. He is the former President of the Executive Board of the Weleda Group AG in Arlesheim, Switzerland. Mathieu vanden Hoogenband is a Member of the Shareholders Council of Rhea Holding BV (Eosta BV), Chair of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Cultuurbank BV, Chair of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Widar 1st line Health Organisation, and Member of the Advisory Council of the Antroposophical Medical Faculty of the private University Witten/Herdecke. He teaches Leadership and Ethics at the SRH Business School Berlin and the Alanus Hochschule in Bonn-Alfter. Mathieu van den Hoogenband is of Dutch nationality and owns 906 Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mr. M. Eguiguren Huerta PHD. (1959)

Marcos Eguiguren Huerta (photo)

Marcos Eguiguren was first appointed in 2008 and his present term expires in 2016. He is also a Member of Triodos Bank’s Audit and Risk Committee. Marcos Eguiguren is Partner of Grupo Inmark, a Spanish professional services Group with subsidiaries in Portugal and several countries in Latin America and extensive experience in advising financial entities. He has held executive roles in Barclays Bank and BBVA. He is also Associate Professor of business administration at the Politechnical University of Catalonia. Marcos Eguiguren is of Spanish nationality and owns 194 Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mr. J. Lamers (1948)

Jan Lamers (photo)

Jan Lamers was first appointed in 2002 and his present term expires in 2014. He is a former CEO of Uitgeversbedrijf Tijd and Vice President of the European Newspaper publishers association. He is also CEO of Lamers-Media C&P, Chair of CultuurNet Vlaanderen, CEO of Wereldmediahuis Vzw and member of the Supervisor Board of I-Propeller NV. Jan Lamers is of Belgian nationality and owns no Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Ms. M.A. Scheltema (1954), Vice-Chair

Margot Scheltema – Vice-Chair of Triodos Bank’s Supervisory Board (photo)

Margot Scheltema was first appointed in 2006 and her present term expires in 2014. She is Chair of Triodos Bank’s Audit and Risk Committee. Margot Scheltema was Financial Director of Shell Nederland BV until the end of 2008. She is a Member of the Audit Committee of Algemeen Burgerlijk Pensioenfonds and a Member of the Supervisory Board of ASR NV, Schiphol NV, TNT Express NV, and of Lonza Group Ltd. Margot Scheltema is substitute counsel with the Enterprice Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal. She is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Rijksmuseum and a Member of the Supervisory Board of ECN. Margot Scheltema is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mr. H. Voortman (1944), Chair

Hans Voortman – Chair of Triodos Bank’s Supervisory Board (photo)

Hans Voortman was first appointed in 2001 and his present term expires in 2013. He is also a Member of the Bank’s Nomination and Compensation Committee. Hans Voortman is the former Managing Director of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Netherlands and the former Company Director of MeesPierson. He is also the Chair of the Supervisory Board of Ark Natuurontwikkeling, Member of the Boards of Pan Parks and Blijdorp Thandiza Fonds. Hans Voortman is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Ms. C.J. van der Weerdt-Norder (1964)

C.J. van der Weerdt-Norder (photo)

Carla van der Weerdt was first appointed in 2010 and her present term expires in 2014. She is the owner and Director of Accent Organisatie Advies and Accent Finance & Accountancy. She had a banking career for fifteen years in ABN AMRO Bank NV, amongst others as the CFO/COO of Global Transaction Banking, as the Global Head of Operational Risk Management and as the Global Head of Risk Management & Compliance in Asset Management. She is a Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee of Saxion Hogeschool. Carla van der Weerdt is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.