The principles of the Corporate Governance.
The Supervisory Board’s primary responsibility is the supervision and review of the development of Triodos Bank’s operations, and the realisation of its mission. In addition, it assists the Executive Board by providing advice.
The Supervisory Board is composed so that its members are able to act independently, both from one another and the Executive Board. The Supervisory Board is also organised so that members are independent of any other particular or partial interest that relates to the bank.
mr. H. Voortman (1944), Chair
Hans Voortman is Chair of the bank’s Supervisory Board and a Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee. He is the former Managing Director of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Netherlands and the former Company Director of MeesPierson. Hans Voortman is also the Chair of the Supervisory Board of Ark Natuurontwikkeling, Member of the Boards of Pan Parks and Blijdorp Thandiza Fonds.
Hans Voortman was first appointed in 2001 and his present term expires in 2013. He is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.
ms. M.A. Scheltema (1954), Vice-chair
Margot Scheltema is Vice-Chair of Triodos Bank’s Supervisory Board and Chair of Triodos Bank’s Audit and Risk Committee. She was Financial Director of Shell Nederland BV until the end of 2008. She is a member of the Audit Committee of Algemeen Burgerlijk Pensioenfonds and a Member of the Supervisory Board of ASR NV, Schiphol NV, TNT Express NV and of Lonza Group Ltd. Margot Scheltema is substitute counsel with the Enterprice Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal. She is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Rijksmuseum and a Member of the Supervisory Board of ECN.
Margot Scheltema was first appointed in 2006 and her present term expires in 2014. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.
mr. D.J. Carrington (1946)
David Carrington has been an independent consultant since 2001, specialising in the development of philanthropy and social finance and in the governance of charities and social enterprises. He draws on 25 years’ experience of senior management positions in charities – the last 13 as Chief Executive – and as a Board Member with a wide range of organisations in the UK. He is a non-executive Director of Big Society Capital, a Director of the Creative Sector Services Community InterstCompany (CIC) and Chair of the Programme Board of Inspiring Impact. David Carrington is Chair and a founder Director of the Alliance Publishing Trust and of Bridges Charitable Trustt and is a Member of the Advisory Board of the US Centre for Effective Philanthropy.
David Carrington was first appointed in 2009 and his present term expires in 2013. He is of British nationality and does not own any depository receipts.
mr. M.M. Frank (1947)
Marius Frank is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Triodos Cultuur Bank BV and is Chair of the Triodos Bank Nomination and Compensation Committee. He is an independent Board Advisor and Executive Coach. He is Chair of the Supervisory Board Seyster Veste, Zeist (since March 2009) and a Member of ‘Stichting Administratiekantoor Hofpoort Holding’, Utrecht (holding company of a.o. Van der Wal Transport, since December 2009).
Marius Frank was first appointed in 2005 and his present term expires in 2013. He is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.
mr. M.J.M van den Hoogenband (1944)
Mathieu van den Hoogenband is also Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Triodos Cultuur Bank BV. He is the former President of the Executive Board of the Weleda Group AG in Arlesheim, Switzerland. He is a Member of the Shareholders Council of Rhea Holding BV (Eosta BV), Chair of the Supervisory Board of Stichting Widar 1st line Health Organisation, Member of the Advisory Council of the Antroposophical Medical Faculty of the private University Witten/Herdecke. Mathieu van den Hoogenband teaches Leadership and Ethics at the SRH Business School Berlin and the Alanus Hochschule in Bonn-Alfter.
Mathieu vanden Hoogenband was first appointed in 2007 and his present term expires in 2015. He is of Dutch nationality and owns 906 Triodos Bank depository receipts.
mr. M. Eguiguren Huerta PHD. (1959)
Marcos Eguiguren is also a Member of Triodos Bank’s Audit and Risk Committee. He is Partner of Grupo Inmark, a Spanish professional services Group with subsidiaries in Portugal and several countries in Latin America and extensive experience in advising financial entities.He has held executive roles in Barclays Bank and BBVA. Marcos Eguiguren is also Associate Professor on business administration at the Politechnical University of Catalonia.
Marcos Eguiguren was first appointed in 2008 and his present term expires in 2016. He is of Spanish nationality and owns 194 Triodos Bank depository receipts.
mr. J. Lamers (1948)
Jan Lamers is a former CEO of Uitgeversbedrijf Tijd and Vice President of the European Newspaper publishers association. He is CEO of Lamers-Media C&P, Chair of CultuurNet Vlaanderen, CEO of Wereldmediahuis Vzw and a Member of the Supervisor Board of I-Propeller NV.
Jan Lamers was first appointed in 2002 and his present term expires in 2014. He is of Belgian nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.
ms. Carla van der Weerdt (1964)
Carla van der Weerdt is the owner and Director of Accent Organisatie Advies and Accent Finance & Accountancy. She had a banking career for fifteen years in ABN AMRO Bank NV, 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 Chairwoman of the Audit Committee of Saxion Hogeschool.
Carla van der Weerdt was first appointed in 2010 and her present term expires in 2014. She is of Dutch nationality and does not own any Triodos Bank depository receipts.