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The Board

The Board of the NBCC is the highest decision making body of the organisation. The Board's main responsibility is to further the interests of the NBCC members. The members of the Board are elected by the members of the NBCC in the NBCC Annual General Meeting. The current composition of the Board is as follows:

  • Anton Valk CBE (Chairman)
  • Phillip Souta, Clifford Chance
  • Alexandra Kamerling, DLA Piper
  • Harry Brockhoff, Dutch Flower Group
  • Jorn van der Meer, Heineken
  • Andrew Wood, Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Janet Poot, JPC International
  • Dennis van Vugt, Rabobank
  • Penny Grivea, Rituals UK+Ireland
  • Stephen Huyton, Thermopatch BV


  • Joanna Roper CMG, Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Karel van Oosterom, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Executive Team

  • Lyne Biewinga - Executive Director Membership
  • Rowan Groos - Sustainability Manager
  • Stefan Bullivant - International Trade and Investment Adviser 
  • Anne Bos - Event Manager UK