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Business leaders, inspirational stories and experts. More speakers will be announced.
Chairman Executive Board Aon Holdings
Managing Director Toyota Lexus Netherlands
Inspector at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Professor Dirk Schoenmaker
Professor of Banking and Finance
Director, Positive Change Initiative
Professor Hanneke Takkenberg
Executive Director, Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations
Professor Rob van Tulder
Professor of International Business-Society Management at RSM
Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management
Gijs van Lookeren Campagne
Co-founder and Director Ease2pay
Co-founder and Director Ease2pay
Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen is an expert on diversity and inclusion. She is Chair of the Advisory Board of SER Topvrouwen, and represents the Netherlands and its private sector in the G20 EMPOWER Alliance. Last year, she attended the G20 Ministerial Conference on Women Empowerment in Italy.
She holds several senior positions with the international professional services firm Aon: as Chairman on one of its Executive Boards, and Global Chief Marketing Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Aon Inpoint. She holds non-executive roles with Kelp Blue, NautaDutilh, the global alumni board of Harvard Business School, Dutch Royal Military Museums, the American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, and she is Ambassador for the United World College Maastricht.
In 2021 she received the Ambassador J. William Middendorf II award for strengthening relations between the USA and the Netherlands. She has a Master in Law from Erasmus University Rotterdam and is an alumna of INSEAD and Harvard Business School.
Jan-Chris Koenders is Managing Director Toyota Lexus Nederland, Louwman & Parqui B.V, the Netherlands’ importer for Toyota and Lexus and the second-largest independent car importer in the country.
His automotive career shows a track record of business management and branding innovation, first with Toyota in the USA, then BMW of North America and BMW AG in Germany before his return to the Netherlands.
For BMW, he headed brand communications for the re-launch of MINI, set up one of the world’s first marketing innovation labs, and initiated the internet-enabling ConnectedDrive and CleanEnergy hydrogen projects. In 2006, as VP of BMW Group Global Marketing, he repositioned the brand with BMW EfficientDynamics, and initiated the BMWi brand. In 2010 he became Managing Director of BMW Group Nederland. From 2014 to 2016 he was Chief Operating Officer of BMW of North America. Further following his passion for cars and returning to his roots in the Netherlands, Jan-Chris joined the Louwman family to lead the transformation of business, founded in 1923, into a next generation automotive importer.
Margriet Vonno was until recently the ambassador of the Netherlands to Singapore and Brunei. The RSM alumna’s role was to connect strategy, politics, business and people. As an inspector for the Dutch department of Foreign Affairs, she now helps improve the work of ambassadors and embassies.
She studied international relations at Utrecht University, and gained an MBA from RSM before working for the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New York, Washington DC, Brussels and The Hague.
She was director of the Strategy and Policy Advice department in the Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment, and deputy director of the Europe department at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She was on the advisory board of the international cycling conference Velocity in 2017, and is a board member of the Dutch Association of Public Management.
Dirk Schoenmaker is Professor of Banking and Finance at RSM and a regular consultant for the IMF, the OECD and the European Commission. He focuses on sustainable finance, central banking and financial stability, financial system architecture, and European financial integration.
His previous experience includes Dean of the Duisenberg school of finance, and posts in the Netherlands Ministry of Finance and at the Bank of England.
Eva Rood is director of RSM’s Positive Change Initiative that facilitates positive change through business development and innovation projects. She is project leader of the EU-funded European Network for the Advancement of Business and Landscape Education.
Eva started her career in communications before joining Erasmus University, first in programme management, then in alumni and corporate relations. Later she established networks for entrepreneurs that grew into the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship. She set up the Erasmus Sustainability Hub, co-launched the Erasmus Honors Programme Grand Challenges, and worked on the launch of the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability. She holds a master in psychology from Utrecht University.
Professor Hanneke Takkenberg is co-executive director of the Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations (ECWO) at RSM, and professor of Clinical Decision Making in Cardio-Thoracic Interventions at Erasmus Medical Centre.
Her medical career has included research and practice in Los Angeles and Rotterdam, and she became a professor at Erasmus MC in 2012. Her efforts to improve healthcare and equality for women ̶ as patients and medical professionals ̶ resulted in the 2018 Els Borst award and the 2019 Caty Asscher award.
She is the founder of VENA, the Erasmus MC network for women in academia, and was Chief Diversity Officer at EUR. She is currently chair of the Dutch Network for Women Professors.
Rob van Tulder is a professor of International Business-Society Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).
Prof. van Tulder teaches executive courses for managers and academics on international strategic management and has been a visiting professor at several international universities. Additionally, he consults for international organisations, ministries and companies.
He supports the creation of expert centres around the world that enable companies to improve their sustainability strategy in cooperation with other societal stakeholders. Together with the University of the Philippines, Prof. van Tulder has recently created an expert centre surrounding ‘inclusive value chains’ (the C4C centre in Manila). Professor van Tulder is co-founder of RSM's Department of Business-Society Management and founder and academic director of The Partnerships Resource Centre.
Sofya Isaakyan is an Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. She received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behaviour from Maastricht University in 2018.
Her research focuses on understanding employees' upward expression of ideas and concerns about work-related issues (i.e., voice behavior) and the corresponding reactions by managers and team members. In her work, she also explores factors affecting leadership development and leader identity. Before entering academia, Sofya worked as a consultant and evaluated the effectiveness of leadership development programs.
Gijs van Lookeren is a serial entrepreneur: co-founder and CEO of the car sharing company Greenwheels and a co-founder and director of Ease2pay, a platform that enables smartphones to be used as cash registers and PIN terminals.
After graduating from Erasmus University Rotterdam with an MSc in Business Economics in 1992, Gijs worked as an accountant before founding Greenwheels in 1995. In 2017, he was co-founder of Ease2Pay, which offers payment services for parking and refuelling, and scan-and-pay shopping.
Jan Borghuis is a serial entrepreneur: co-founder and CEO of the car sharing company Greenwheels and a co-founder and director of Ease2pay, a platform that enables smartphones to be used as cash registers and PIN terminals.
He describes himself as ‘captivated by new technologies that can change the world, dreaming how things can be done easier, better and above all without hassle’.
He has a PhD in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Guests from over 100 organisations represented annually
From growing industries such as healthcare, pharma, and big data; to established industries like finance, logistics and manufacturing – you can find employees, managers, directors and partners of major firms at the RSM Leadership Summit.
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