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Board of Directors and Supervisory Board

Meet the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Board of Cordaid.

Management

 

Kees Zevenbergen
CEO

L.C. (Kees) Zevenbergen is the CEO of Cordaid since September 2016. Kees Zevenbergen has many years of experience in strategic development policies and change management in the field of international cooperation. As an independent professional, he supported many Dutch and international development NGOs in their quest for continued relevance and effectiveness in a rapidly changing world.

Other functions of Kees Zevenbergen:

  • Member of the Advisory Board of MDF (Management for Development Foundation)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of VKMO (Association of Catholic Social Organizations)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Goede Doelen Nederland
  • Member of the Board of Directors Achmea Foundation
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the National Disaster Fund
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Christian Social Congress
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Beheer Subsidiegelden DRA (Dutch Relief Association)
  • Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction

Kees Zevenbergen: “At Cordaid and partners, I see great dedication in dealing with the major challenges the world is currently confronted with. It is my dedication to mobilize Cordaid’s entire potential to reduce poverty and inequality where it is most needed.

 

Lorena Paz Quintero
CFO

As of January 2021, Lorena Paz Quintero is Cordaid’s Chief Financial Officer. Previously she filled the same position at Oxfam Novib.

Inspired by her upbringing in Venezuela and backed by her experience in finance and the development sector, she firmly believes she can provide a valuable contribution to Cordaid’s mission to fight inequality in the world’s most fragile regions.

 

Supervisory Board

 

A.J.M. Heerts

Current function: Mayor of Apeldoorn

Other functions:

  • Chair Supervisory Board Cordaid
  • Member of the Human Rights Commission (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Chairman of the Social Advisory Council of Socires
  • Committee of Recommendation Foundation Inca Educa Apeldoorn
  • President of the Labor Affairs Board of VNG
  • Chairman Employers’ Association Cooperating Municipal Organizations
  • Member of the board of VNG
  • Member Curatorium SBI Doorn
  • Treasurer Schuldenlab, an organisation committed to making the Netherlands debt-free
  • Committee of Recommendation Foundation Present
  • Honorary member Apeldoorns Christian Men’s Choir
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Hoge Veluwe National Park Foundation
  • Administrative connector for the functioning of the mobility teams in the 35 labour market regions

 

J.F. de Leeuw

Current function: Chairman of the Board for the Admission of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (CTGB)

Other functions:

  • Vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Independent Chairman of the Board of the IZZ Foundation
  • Member of the Board of the Abraham Kuyper Fund
  • Member of the Board of the National Green Fund
  • Chairman of the Independent Board of the Veal Calf Sector Quality Assurance Foundation (SKV)
  • Member of the Board of the Dutch Emissions Authority (NEa)

 

J. van Bussel

Current function: Director I-spy, Brijder en PsyQ

Other functions:

  • Member and secretary of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Dianet
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Vlietkinderen

 

S. de Boer Mill Hill. PhD.

Current function: Pastor of the parish Church of Our Savior in The Hague

Other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Chairman Auxilia-Brasili-Ja Foundation
  • Chairman Board RC Church of Our Savior, The Hague
  • Coordinator of Anglophone Roman Catholic Parishes in European Capitals

 

M. van de Beek MA, MSc

Current function: Director Human Resources ING Nederland

Other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • HR Director and Board Member ING The Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of NPO, Dutch Public Television
  • Member of the Advisory Board of BASF (digital)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of JINC
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Association of Personnel Management (NVP)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Kessler Foundation
  • Chair of the Supervisory Board of UAF, the foundation for refugee students

 

M.W.J.A. Landheer-Regouw

Current function: Director Risk FMO

Other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Chair of the Craeyenhout hockey association/member of the general board of HBS-Craeyenhout

 

R. Peetoom

Current function: Publisher Friesch Dagblad/NDC Mediagroep, former party chair CDA

Other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Member of the Supervisory Board SIC
  • Chair of the Supervisory Board ARQ National Psycho Trauma Centre

 

W. Oosterom

Current function: Business Economist and Register Accountant

Other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Finance Audit Committee of the Rivierduinen Foundation
  • Chairman audit committee Federation of Medical Specialists
  • Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the audit committee of the Gelderse Vallei Hospital
  • Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the audit committee of the Stichting Vluchtelingenwerk Zuid-West Nederland
  • Advisor to the Board of The World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH)

 

A. Knigge

Current function: Lawyer, co-managing partner Houthoff

Other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Research Centre – Business and Law
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Zuidas Master (Vrije Universiteit/University of Amsterdam)
  • Member of the Board of the VU Master Climate Goals, Corporations and Law
  • Treasurer of the Dutch Association for Procedural Law and the Procedural Law Foundation

 

J. Alders-Sheya RA, MSc

Current function: Fund Manager Triodos Investment Management

Other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Board member Women in Financial Services

 

D. Cheng

Current function: De Zee Consulting, freelance financial consultant

Other functions:

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Cordaid
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of ARKIN (GGZ) Amsterdam
  • Member of the ROM Supervisory Board, Utrecht region
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Groene Hart Hospital
  • Director KHMW (Royal Dutch Society of Sciences)
  • Member of the Advisory Board ‘Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections’ Burn Centre Beverwijk
  • Member of the VCTE (Association of Commissioners and Supervisors Erasmus)
  • Member of the NBA (Dutch Professional Group Accountants)
  • Member of the NVTZ (Dutch Association of Healthcare Supervisors)
  • Member of the NVMP (Dutch Society for Medical Polemology)

 

Audit committee: W. Oosterom, J. van Bussel, Alders-Sheya, D. Cheng
Remuneration committee: Ir. J.F. de Leeuw, M. van Beek MA, MSc