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.

H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mrs. Annika Markovic

Position and company

Honorary Chairwoman

Nationality

Swedish

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 and Member of the 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, Managing Director Stena Line BV.
Stena Line

Committees


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, Inter IKEA Group, Johan Uhlin Scania Production Nederland, Bert Heikens, AKD, Handelsbanken, Kerstin Gerlagh, Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee oversees the financial administration of the Chamber, including the budget setting on behalf of the Board. Bert Heikens,  AKD, Ehsan Turabaz, Inter IKEA Group, Kerstin Gerlagh, Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Nomination Committee

The Nomination Committee is responsible for the nomination of Board Members, Committee members and functions within the Board. Ehsan Turabaz, Inter IKEA Group,  Kerstin Gerlagh, Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Patron and Member Committee

The Patron and Member Committee develop (new) member strategies, including the acquisition of new members and (new) Patron Companies. Bert Heikens, AKD, Ehsan Turabaz Inter IKEA Group, and Kerstin Gerlagh, Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Young Professionals Committee

Marta Radinovic Lukic, Charlotta Björk, Melina Bendelin, Sanne Creusen, Oliver Karlsson

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:                    First Alliance Trust

Gerard Perik

Member of the Board:

Company:                    Bofors

Patrons