Executive Board

Jeroen Rijpkema (1960), CEO, Chair

Jeroen Rijpkema has been a statutory member of the Executive Board of Triodos Bank N.V. since 21 May 2021 and is Chair of this Board. He is also member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Holding. Jeroen is a member of the Board of the Dutch Banking Association. In addition, he is a Board member of Stichting Social Finance NL and Stichting Graaf Carel van Lynden (Keukenhof estate and Dutch bulb flower exhibition).

Jeroen Rijpkema is of Dutch nationality and owns 315 Triodos Bank depository receipts.

André Haag (1982), CFO

André Haag has been a statutory member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of Triodos Bank N.V. since 1 January 2020. Prior to working at Triodos Bank, André was member of the Management Board and CFO of Deutsche Holdings (Luxembourg) S.à r.l.

André Haag is of German nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Carla van der Weerdt (1964), CRO

Carla van der Weerdt has been a statutory member of the Executive Board and Chief Risk Officer of Triodos Bank N.V. since 17 May 2019. Carla van der Weerdt is currently a member of the Supervisory Board of DSW Zorgverzekeraar U.A. She is a former member of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Bank N.V.

Carla van der Weerdt is of Dutch Nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Jacco Minnaar (1971), CCO

Jacco Minnaar has been a statutory member of the Executive Board and Chief Commercial Officer of Triodos Bank N.V. since 28 September 2021. In addition, he is Board member of the Triodos Sustainable Finance Foundation. Prior to this role, Jacco was Managing Director and Chair of the Management Board of Triodos Investment Management and is currently a member of the management board of Hivos Triodos Fund.

Jacco Minnaar is of the Dutch nationality and owns 20 Triodos Bank Depository Receipts.

Nico Kronemeijer (1964), COO

Nico Kronemeijer has been a statutory member of the Executive Board and Chief Operational Officer of Triodos Bank N.V. since 28 September 2021. Prior to this role, Nico was Group Director ICT at Triodos Bank since 2013. In addition to this, Nico is member of the Supervisory Board of the Art Centre ‘it Toanhus’ in Friese Meren.

Nico Kronemeijer is of Dutch nationality and owns 7 Triodos Bank Depository Receipts.

Supervisory Board

Aart de Geus (1955), Chair

Aart de Geus is Chair of Triodos Bank’s Supervisory Board and member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. He is Chairman of the Board of the Goldschmeding Foundation and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Netherlands Bar (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten). Aart de Geus is a member of the Advisory Boards of the Jacques Delors Institute (Berlin), NOW and Planbureau Leefomgeving and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Stichting SBI. Previously, he was Chairman and CEO of the Bertelsmann Foundation (Gütersloh), Deputy Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (Paris) and Minister of Social Affairs and Employment in the Dutch Government (2002-2007). He was also a partner at Boer & Croon Strategy & Management Group and worked for the Industriebond CNV and Vakcentrale CNV.

Aart de Geus was first appointed in 2014 and his present term expires in 2022. He is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipt.

Dineke Oldenhof (1958)

Dineke Oldenhof is member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. She is member of the Supervisory Board of the regional health centre, Widar and senior consultant at ABGL/Geerts & Partners. Previously, she worked at the National Police, amongst others as HRM Director and Special Councilor and as director of Operations of the Police Academy. Before that she held various positions in a retail, political and educational environment as well as in financial services, such as holding director HR at Maxeda, director HR at Interpay, organisational consultant to the executive board of ING Group and trainer/manager at the Vrije Hogeschool.

Dineke Oldenhof was first appointed in 2018 and her present term expires in 2022. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Ernst-Jan Boers (1966)

Ernst-Jan Boers is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. He is Chair of the Supervisory Board of Pensioenfonds Metaal en Techniek (PMT), member of the Supervisory Boards of Coöperatie Univé U.A. and Stichting Fonds Duurzaam Funderingsherstel, Chair of the Boards of AHOLD Delhaize Pension fund and Stichting Nationaal Energiebespaarfonds and member of the Board of Coöperatie Medische Staf Gelre U.A. He was Chief Executive Officer at SNS Retail Bank until March 2014 where he previously also held the position of Chief Financial Risk Officer. He worked at ABN AMRO Hypotheken Groep B.V. until March 2007 including a role as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that he worked at Reaal Groep N.V. as the head of Internal Audit and as a Controller.

Ernst-Jan Boers was first appointed in 2014 and his present term expires in 2022. He is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Mike Nawas (1964)

Mike Nawas is Chair of the Nomination Committee. Until 16 January 2021, he was member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He is co-founder of Bishopsfield Capital Partners Ltd (BCP), a financial consultancy based in London. Mike Nawas has been Associate Professor Financial Markets at Nyenrode Business University since 2011 and since 2013 he has been Chair of the Foundation Akademeia. Prior to that he worked at ABN AMRO Bank for twenty years in various positions, including from 2005 as group director worldwide responsible for helping clients access the credit markets via loans, bonds or structured finance. Mike Nawas is a former member of the Board of Stichting Administratiekantoor Aandelen Triodos Bank (SAAT).

Mike Nawas was first appointed in 2019 and his present term expires in 2023. He is of Dutch and US nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Sébastien D‘Hondt (1964)

Sébastien D‘Hondt is member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He is partner at Ernest Partners, a company advising companies on capital structuring and funding strategy, member of the Board of Nutway S.A., member of the Board of Cash Converters Belgium and Observer of the Board of Inoopa N.V. He is also investor in digital tech scale ups. Prior to that he worked at ING Bank for more than twenty years in Belgium and the Netherlands in various positions such as Head of Corporate Clients Belux and Managing Director Capital Structuring & Advisory at Wholesale Banking, as Head of M&A at Corporate Finance and as Director Business Center, ING Midcorps Belgium and in Risk Management. Sébastien D’Hondt started his career at Bank Brussel Lambert (BBL).

Sébastien D‘Hondt was first appointed in December 2019 and his present term expires in 2024. He is of Belgian nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Daniëlle Melis (1972)

Daniëlle Melis is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee. Danielle Melis holds various board positions in the financial sector. She currently is a member of the Board of General Pension Fund Stap, the Supervisory Board of Blue Sky Group Holding, the Supervisory Board of Kempen Capital Management Investment Funds and the Supervisory Board of the Pension Fund for Medical Specialists (SPMS). Next to these board positions in the financial sector, Danielle is the Chair of the Board of Stichting Madurodam, member of the Disciplinary Council of the Dutch Securities Institute (DSI), member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), and senior fellow at the International Center for Financial Law & Governance. Daniëlle Melis worked in the financial sector for over 25 years, working for MeesPierson, NIBC and Rabobank and has been a member of the faculty of Nyenrode Business University, where she received her Ph.D. in 2014.

Danielle Melis was first appointed in 2021 and her present term expires in 2025. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Susanne Hannestad (1961)

Susanne Hannestad is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Currently Susanne Hannestad is the CEO of Fintech Mundi AS, a company advising high potential financial technology companies. She is also Chair of the Board at Neonomics AS, providing the next generation of open banking across Europe; Board Director of Crunchfish AB, a technology company developing software innovations and Non-Executive Board Director at Monty Mobile Ltd, a leading value-added-service & telecom solutions company. She is an experienced international executive and board director in the industries of Financial Services, Financial Technology, Financial Inclusion, Cards, Payments, and Insurance. She is a former Board Director at Nordax Group AB, a Nordic specialist bank for consumer lending in Northern Europe; and former Executive Chairman at Zwipe AS, a pioneer company providing biometric contactless payments experience globally; and she was Advisory Board member at Mastercard Europe, providing payments solutions across Europe. Susanne has worked for 10 years at Nordea as executive for the Cards and unsecured lending business across the nine countries in Northern Europe.

Susanne Hannestad was first appointed in 2021 and her present term expires in 2025. She is of Norwegian nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank Depository Receipts.

Board of SAAT

Josephine de Zwaan (1963), Chair

Josephine de Zwaan is Chair of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Triodos Holding. She is Chair of the Supervisory Boards of Stichting Cito, Fairphone B.V. and Buma/Stemra, Chair of the Foundation for the Register of Social Enterprises and Member of the Supervisory Board of the University of Applied Science “Avans”. Josephine de Zwaan is member of the Board of Foundation Akademeia and an independent advisor to various organisations, in both the public and private sector (including social enterprises). 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 (owner) CMS. Derks Star Busmann. Since 2000 she has acted in various administrative and supervisory roles in education, health care and culture.

Josephine de Zwaan was first appointed in 2010 and her present term expires in 2022. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Jolande Sap (1963)

Jolande Sap is an independent non-executive director who dedicates herself to making the business world and society at large more sustainable. She is member of the Board of the Dutch Emissions Authority, non-executive director of Renewi, member of the Supervisory Boards of KPMG and Royal KPN N.V., Chair of the Supervisory Board of Arkin, Chair of the Board of the Dutch Federation for Health, Chair of the Supervisory Board Fairfood and member of the Board of the National Greenfund. In addition, she is involved in a number of social initiatives, including Chair of the Smoke free table of the Dutch National Prevention Agreement, the Springtij Forum and the Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week.

Between 2008 and 2012, Jolande Sap represented the Dutch Green Party, GroenLinks, in the lower house of the Dutch parliament, she was party leader for the final two years of this period. Before that she worked as an economist in the fields of science, policy and business. She was, among other things, head of the Incomes Policy department at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, and director of the LEEFtijd center of expertise, a consultancy for sustainable employment issues.

Jolande Sap was first appointed in 2020 and her present term expires in 2024. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Koen Schoors (1968)

Koen Schoors is member of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Triodos Holding. He is professor of economics at Ghent University. His research focuses on banking and finance, law and economics, development economics, institutional economics and complexity. At Ghent University he is the current head of the newly founded Russia platform. Outside Ghent University Koen Schoors is Chair of the Board of Gigarant (loan guarantees) and Trividend (social investment fund) and is also a member of the Board of the Cooperative firm Energent (sustainable energy), and of the social-artistic collective Bij de Vieze Gasten. He also acted as an expert for the Fortis Commission of the Federal Parliament, the Dexia Commission of the Flemish Parliament and the G1000. He actively participates in the policy debate, via colloquia, debate evenings, public lectures, columns, commentaries and interviews.

Koen Schoors was first appointed in 2017 and his present term expires in 2021. He is of Belgian nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Mercedes Valcarcel (1968)

Mercedes Valcarcel is Managing Director in Fundación Generation, Experts Forum’s member of the Santalucía Institute (Spanish insurance company) for supporting them on sustainability and professor in economics in UNED (Spanish on-line public university) focused on social finance and social impact assessment. In the last years she participated in European Commission advisory groups on social entrepreneurship and on innovation. Previously, for 10 years, Mercedes Valcarcel held various management positions in a public foundation in charge of promoting employment in small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). Before that, she worked for 14 years in the financial sector in internal audit, consultancy and financial departments of various European banks and venture capital companies, such as Sepides, Najeti, SCR, Banco Espirito Santo and Deloitte.

Mercedes Valcarcel was first appointed in 2019 and her present term expires in 2023. She is of Spanish nationality and owns 156 Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Roelien Ritsema van Eck (1975)

Roelien Ritsema van Eck is currently member of the Executive Board of De Alliantie, a Dutch housing corporation. She is also member of the Supervisory Board of IJsselland Hospital and Care Group Sint Maarten. Prior to that she was member of the Executive Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam (until 2021). She is an experienced banker and worked at ABN Amro (1999-2018) in various positions such as Director Real Estate & Facility Management, Director Payments and Director Credits.

Roelien Ritsema van Eck was first appointed in 2021 and her present term expires in 2026. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank Depository Receipts.

Tarique Arsiwalla (1975)

Tarique Arsiwalla is co-founder and member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Protix, the world-leading producer of sustainable insect-based proteins and lipids, recognised by the World Economic Forum as Technology Pioneer in 2015. He is the Head of Strategy & Business Development of Vermaat Groep B.V., providing tailor-made hospitality solutions. He is also investor in innovations that create environmental and health impact. Tarique Arsiwalla is an experienced leader, starting his professional career at ING, the management consulting firm McKinsey and until 2019 as CCO of Protix.

Tarique Arsiwalla was first appointed in 2021 and his present term expires in 2025. He is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank Depository Receipts.