Organisation

                                       Photo: Hanne Hansen

Board of Directors

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is governed by the Board of Directors representing both Swedish and Dutch companies in the Netherlands. The Swedish Ambassador the Netherlands, H.E. Mrs. Annika Markovic is appointed Honorary Chairwoman of the Board. The Chairman is nominated by the Board and approved by the Members.

Ehsan Turabaz

Position and company

Chairman
Inter IKEA Systems B.V.

Nationality

Dutch

Johan Uhlin

Position and company

Vice Chairman
Scania Production Nederland B.V.

Nationality

Swedish

Bert Heikens

Position and company

Treasurer
AKD

Nationality

Dutch

Everth Flores

Position and company

Ericsson

Wilko Klaassen

Position and company

Klarna B.V.

Nationality

Dutch

Roland van Pooij

Position and company

Handelsbanken

Nationality

Dutch

Jan Sundelin

Position and company

TIE Kinetix

Nationality

Swedish

Herrik van der Gaag

Position and company

CEO
Volvo Cars Netherlands

Nationality

Dutch

Ruth de Jager

Position and company

Country Manager
Storytel

Nationality

Dutch

Rik Zuidmeer

Position and company

Partner & Member International Leadership Team
Mercuri Urval

Nationality

Dutch

Martijn Hagens

Position and company

CEO
Vattenfall Netherlands

Carola Hoekstra

Position and company

CEO
Strömma

Erik Thulin

Position and company

Trade Director North Sea, MD Stena Line BV.
Stena Line

Committees


The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee outlines the work and decisions for the Board and supports the General Manager of the Chamber. The Chairman of the Chamber heads the Committee.

 

Ehsan Turabaz
Johan Uhlin
Bert Heikens
Kerstin Gerlagh

The Finance Committee

The Finance Committee oversees the financial administration of the Chamber, including the budget setting on behalf of the Board. The Committee recommends the financial accounts to the Executive Committee and the Board.

 

Bert Heikens
Ehsan Turabaz
Kerstin Gerlagh

The Nomination Committee

The Nomination Committee is responsible for the nomination of Board members, Committee members and functions within the Board.

 

Ehsan Turabaz
Johan Uhlin
Kerstin Gerlagh

The Patron and Member Committee

The Patron and Member Committee develops member strategies, including the acquisition of new members and new Patron Companies. The Committee also develops the membership offer for attracting and retaining member companies.

 

Bert Heikens
Ehsan Turabaz

Wilko Klaassen
Kerstin Gerlagh

The Young Professionals Committee

The Young Professionals (YP) Committee outlines the work and activities, as well as member acquisition and communication for the Young Professionals of the Chamber. It is a sub organization to the Chamber, that gathers Young Professionals with an interest for the Swedish-Dutch business community. The Chairman reports to the Chamber’s Board of Directors at the regular board meetings.

 

Oliver Karlsson
Marta Radionovic-Lukic
Charlotta Björk
Sanne Creussen
Melina Bendelin

Honorary Members

Swedish Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands

Nils van Dijkman
Member of the Board: 2007  – 2015
Chairman: 2008 – 2015
Company: Heussen

 

Bert Gort

Member of the Board: 1980-2000

Company: Beran BV

 

Ben Hummel

Member of the Board: 1980-2000

Chairman: 1994-1996

Company: ABN AMRO Bank

 

Henk Lokin

Member of the Board: 2000-2008

Chairman: 2003-2008

Company: Nordlok Management

 

Gerard Perik

Member of the Board:

Company: Bofors

Patrons