The Board Election of the UN Global Compact Network Netherlands is now live!
We invite all participating organizations to take part in the Board Election 2023. By voting, you contribute to the governance and strategic direction of our network. Advancing the movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders in the Netherlands and beyond.
There are five Board Member seats available. Please submit your organization’s vote by selecting your three preferred candidates using the online voting form below before 12:00 on Wednesday, 21 June 2023.
- Every participating organization of the UN Global Compact Network Netherlands is allowed to vote once. In case of multiple votes coming from the same organization, we will consider the vote that came in first.
- You are not allowed to vote for yourself or a candidate representing your own organization.
- We encourage you to consider the diversity of the board composition with respect to gender, experience, ethnicity, and other factors, such as organization size and industry.
- Your organization’s vote will be verified by the Secretariat of UN Global Compact Network Netherlands, and not shared with others. The vote of your organization will be archived for a maximum period of 1 year.
UN Global Compact Network Netherlands encourages participants to consider the diversity of the board composition with respect to gender, experience, ethnicity, and other factors, such as organization size and industry.
Our current board composition
The eight seats that are not up for election are occupied by: Jan-Willem Scheijgrond (Vice President Global Government and Public Affairs, Philips), Maarten Biermans (Founding Partner, PROW Capital), Johan de Koning (Economic Adviser & Head of External Affairs, Unilever Netherlands), Andrea van Dijk (ESG Officer, Invest-NL), Mark van Rijn (Internal Sustainability Lead, Deloitte), Marco Barsoum (Founder, Sparks Production), Marlou Leenders (Global Head of Sustainability, Randstad Global), and Jenny Wassenaar (Chief Sustainability Officer, Trivium Packaging).
Two board members that will not be seeking re-election are Babs Dijkshoorn (Achmea) and Saskia Kapinga (Vice President External Relations, Shell). We thank all the board members that have ended their term for their commitment and dedication to the Board.
The current Board Member composition can be found on this page.
Overview of candidates
Managing Director at Reward Value Foundation
Group Sustainability Officer, APG Group NV
Global Director (SVP) Climate, and Nature, IKEA (Ingka Group)
Chief Growth, and Impact Officer, WaterBear Network
Senior Director Sustainability, ASM International n.v.
Associate Partner, Sustainable Capital Group
Jessica van Wingerden
Current Board Members seeking re-election
Advisor Corporate Responsibility, KPMG
Partner & Managing Director, MediaMonks Multimedia Holding BV
Wineke Ploos van Amstel-Haagsma
Director Corporate Sustainability, PwC
Jan van der Reest
Director Business Development and Innovation, Wissenraet Van Spaendonck
You can access the portfolios of the candidates using the link below.
The board election results will be announced during our upcoming General Assembly on Thursday, 22 June 2023. If you have not registered yet, please secure your spot via this link.