Executive Board

Peter Blom (1956), CEO, Chair

Peter Blom – CEO Triodos Bank (photo)

Peter Blom has been a statutory member of the Executive Board of Triodos Bank N.V. since 1989 and is Chair of this Board. He is also a Statutory Director of Triodos Ventures B.V., member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Holding, Stichting Triodos Sustainable Finance Foundation and Triodos Invest CVBA, Chair of the Board of Stichting Global Alliance for Banking on Values, member of the Board of the Dutch Banking Association, Co-Chair of the Board of Stichting Sustainable Finance Lab, member of the Board Stichting NatuurCollege and Chair of the Supervisory Board of MVO Nederland. Peter Blom is also a member of the Central Planning Committee of Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB). He is of Dutch nationality and owns one Triodos Bank depository receipt.

Pierre Aeby (1956), CFO

Pierre Aeby – CFO Triodos Bank (photo)

Pierre Aeby has been a statutory member of the Executive Board of Triodos Bank N.V. since 2000. He is also a Statutory Director of Triodos Ventures B.V., member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Holding, Stichting Triodos Sustainable Finance Foundation and Triodos Invest CVBA, Chair of the Board of Stichting Triodos Foundation, Director of Triodos Fonds Vzw, member of the board of directors of Triodos Bank UK Ltd. and member of the Board of Vlaams Cultuurhuis De Brakke Grond. Until April 2017 he was also Chair of the Management Board of Triodos SICAV I and Chair of the Management Board of Triodos SICAV II. He is of Belgian nationality and owns 21 Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Jellie Banga (1974), COO

Jellie Banga – COO Triodos Bank (photo)

Jellie Banga has been a statutory member of the Executive Board of Triodos Bank N.V. since September 2014. She is Chief Operating Officer and was first appointed to the Executive Board as a non-statutory member in 2013. Jellie Banga is a member of the Board of Stichting Triodos Sustainable Finance Foundation and Stichting Triodos Holding. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Supervisory Board

Aart de Geus (1955), Chair

Aart de Geus – Chair of Triodos Bank’s Supervisory Board (photo)

Aart de Geus is Chair of Triodos Bank’s Supervisory Board and a member of Triodos Bank’s Nomination and Compensation Committee. He is Chair and CEO of the Bertelsmann Stiftung, a German think-tank, President of the Bertelsmann Foundation North America, Member of the Advisory Panel of SITRA Public Foundation in Helsinki, Chairman of the Kuratorium of the Reinhard Mohn Institute and Member of the Advisory Council of Centrum Hochschulentwicklung. Previously, he was Deputy Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) 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 depository receipts.

Carla van der Weerdt (1964), Vice-Chair

Carla van der Weerdt – Vice-Chair of Triodos Bank’s Supervisory Board (photo)

Carla van der Weerdt is Chair of Triodos Bank’s Audit and Risk Committee. She is a partner at Accent Organisatie Advies B.V. She had a banking career for fifteen years in ABN AMRO Bank N.V., 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. Carla van der Weerdt is a member of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of BinckBank N.V., a member of the Supervisory Board of DSW Zorgverzekeraar U.A., University of Applied Science Inholland and the Habion Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board of the Court of Gelderland and member of the Board of Vastgoed Zorgsector Foundation. Carla van der Weerdt was first appointed in 2010 and her present term expires in 2019. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Ernst-Jan Boers (1966)

Ernst-Jan Boers (photo)

Ernst-Jan Boers is Chair of Triodos Bank’s Nomination and Compensation Committee. 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 is Board Member of Stichting Nationaal Energiebespaarfonds, a financial member of the Board of Coöperatie Medische Staf Gelre U.A., a member of the Supervisory Board of Coöperatie Univé U.A., a member of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Fonds Duurzaam Funderingsherstel and Chair of the Board of AHOLD Delhaize Pension fund. 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 depository receipts.

Fieke van der Lecq (1966)

Fieke van der Lecq (photo)

Fieke van der Lecq is a member of Triodos Bank’s Audit and Risk Committee. She graduated in economics and business economics, and holds a PhD in monetary economics from Groningen University. Currently, she is part time Professor of Pension Markets at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Fieke van der Lecq is owner of Ecovisie, a member of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Confectionery Industry Pension Fund, member of the Supervisory Board of Arriva Netherlands and Chair of the Board of Foundation KDP (KPMG Deferred Payments). At the same time Fieke van der Lecq is an independent (‘crown’) member of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER), academic member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group (OPSG) of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), Chair of the editorial board of Netspar, Chair of the SCOOR Foundation and Academic director of VU Risk Management for Financial Institutions. Prior to this Fieke van der Lecq held various positions in academia, business, and civil service. Fieke van der Lecq was first appointed in 2017 and her present term expires in 2021. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Dineke Oldenhof (1958)

Dineke Oldenhof (photo)

Dineke Oldenhof is member of Triodos Bank’s Nomination and Compensation Committee. She joined the National Police in 2008, where she became HRM Director in 2011. Since 2014 she has been a Special Councillor of the National Police. She has been Director of Operations of the Police Academy since February 2018. Dineke Oldenhof is a member of the Supervisory Board of the regional health centre, Widar. Previously 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.

Gary Page (1965)

Gary Page (photo)

Gary Page is a member of Triodos Bank’s Audit and Risk Committee and Chair of the board of directors of Triodos Bank UK Ltd. He is a non-executive Director, and since 2013 the Chair, of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. Before that he was the Chair of Trustees of the Hoffman Foundation for Autism and the Ian Mikardo High School Charitable Trust. From 1994-2008 Gary Page held various senior positions at ABN AMRO, such as CEO Global Markets, global head of Commercial Banking, Global Head Portfolio Management and Head of UK Structured Finance. Gary Page started his career at Barclays Bank. Gary Page was first appointed in 2017 and his present term expires in 2021. He is of British nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.

Board of SAAT

Josephine de Zwaan (1963), Chair

Josephine de Zwaan – Chair of Triodos Bank’s SAAT (photo)

Josephine de Zwaan is also a member and Chair of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Triodos Holding. 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. She is Chair of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Cito and Fairphone B.V., Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the University of Applied Science Leiden, Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Vilans Foundation and Chair of the Foundation for the Register of Social Enterprises. She is a member of the Board of Foundation Akademeia and an independent advisor to various organisations, in both the public and private sector (including social enterprises). Josephine de Zwaan was first appointed in 2010 and her present term expires in 2020. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Mike Nawas (1964), Vice-Chair

Mike Nawas – Vice-Chair of Triodos Bank's SAAT (photo)

Mike Nawas is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Triodos Holding. He is co-founder of Bishopsfield Capital Partners Ltd (BCP), a financial consultancy based in London. He has been affiliated with Nyenrode Business University in The Netherlands as Associate Professor Financial Markets since 2011. 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. Since 2013 he has been Chair of the Foundation Akademeia. Mike Nawas was first appointed in 2014 and his present term expires in 2021. He is of Dutch and US nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Willem Lageweg (1951)

Willem Lageweg (photo)

Willem Lageweg is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Triodos Holding. He was CEO of MVO Netherlands, a centre of excellence which encourages corporate social responsibility among companies until July 2016. Prior to that he worked for Rabobank Netherlands where he held various positions such as spokesperson & Communications Director, Director of Cooperation and Project Director for Major Cities. He began his career at the National Cooperative Council for Agriculture and Horticulture. Currently he holds a number of administrative, supervisory and advisory positions, including at the Transition Coalition Food, Louis Bolk Institute, SIB Kenya, Institute for Positive Health, Friends of the Maasia and Max Havelaar. Willem Lageweg was first appointed in 2016 and his present term expires in 2020. He is of Dutch nationality and owns 183 Triodos Bank depository receipts.

Koen Schoors (1968)

Koen Schoors (photo)

Koen Schoors is full 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 Department of General Economics and of the newly founded Russia platform. Outside Ghent University he is Chair of the Board of Gigarant and Trividend and is also a member of the Board of the Cooperative firm Energent, 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 depository receipts.

Nikolai Keller (1969)

Nikolai Keller (photo)

Nikolai Keller is the CEO of the Filderklinik GmbH in Filderstadt and is shareholder and Board Member of Mahle Stiftung GmbH. Nikolai Keller is also a lawyer and partner at Keller & Kollegen, a law firm based in Stuttgart, as well as Chair of the Supervisory Board of Helixor Heilmittel GmbH and member of the Supervisory Board of Nikolaus Cusanus Haus e.V. Prior to that he had served at Weleda AG as Managing Director Pharma Germany/Austria/Switzerland. Mr. Keller started his career at the law firm Barkhoff & Partner in Bochum. Nikolai Keller was first appointed in 2018 and his present term expires in 2022. He is of German nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank N.V. depository receipts.