Current Chair, Impact Economy Foundation and SDG Charter Netherlands
(inter alia) Chairman (multi-stakeholder) SDG Charter Foundation (Netherlands); co-founder/chair True Price/Impact Institute/Impact Economy Foundation; board member “Het Groene Brein”; member (and former interim-chair of) Nyenrode Corporate Governance Institute (“Making Policies & Markets Fit for Purpose”; “Stewardship role of Financial Sector”); advisory board member of Social Finance NL; member Advisory Board TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity); member Steering Committee Worldconnectors; Senior Advisor to Global Compact NL; alternate chair of Arbitration Council for Garment & Textile IMVO Covenant;
(inter alia) co-initiator SDG-Investing Initiative (2016); Independent Member NCP-NL for OECD MNE Guidelines (2007-2016); board member and Chair of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI: 2006-2014); Director-General ABN AmRo Bank (Co-Head, Group Risk Management; Global Head Structured Finance; 1979-2006); board member Utz Certified (2006-2014); co-initiator Equator Principles (2002/3).
Frequent speaker and publicist on responsible business conduct; expert on the OECD MNE GLs, SDGs, impact investing, development finance, governance, reporting; mediator.
Knight in the Order of Oranje-Nassau (in 2005), promoted to Officer in 2017.
Master at Law (Leiden University, 1969), Bachelor Economics (Erasmus, 1972), INSEAD Executive Program (2002)
Kathleen Taylor CM
Former Chair, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), SickKids Foundation and Altas Partners; Vice-Chair, The Adecco Group; Director, CPPIB and Air Canada