Quotes from Chairmen

1Alexander Rinnooy Kan
Professor Economics at The University of Amsterdam
"When women are unable to reach their full potential, we all lose. Whenever I have seen women reach the top, they added creativity, variety and dedication. As a result, we all win."

12Margot Scheltema
Portfolio Non-Executive Director
"The London Forum I attended was a high quality event that came close to a true Board meeting. It was both challenging and inspiring and I look forward to participating at the first Dutch Forum.
development and education."

Rob Routs
Chairman, Aegon and DSM
“Be vocal about your Non-Executive aspirations because board work is extremely interesting and it expands your horizons beyond the world you are restricted to in your organization.”


Olga Zoutendijk
Chairman of ABN Amro Group NV
“Elin Hurvenes is a diversity pioneer who has created a unique international platform for women to launch their NED careers, through a series of high quality events that involve stimulating Boardroom case studies and networking opportunities for candidates and Chairmen alike”

Tom de Swaan
Chairman, Zürich Insurance Group AG
“I am highly supportive of creating an environment where more women can be appointed to boards and senior leadership positions.”

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