Bob is a chartered accountant, has master degrees in information management and economics and is a member of CPA Australia (fellow), CA Netherlands, Project Management Institute, International Coach Federation and Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has worked in large consulting firms, own enterprises and in executive roles in companies and governments. His roles included finance director, controller, chief information officer, change manager, program director, auditor and consultant. Most of these roles have been in finance, IT and risk/governance, serving as strategic business partner.

Bob has lived in several countries such as The Netherlands, China, Costa Rica, Israel and Australia. Next to his working life, Bob has supported the community by volunteering during his travels, for Amsterdam Arts, Aids and Cancer fundraising and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender events. These activities focused on supporting interest groups in general and creating liberal and safe environments for minorities in particular.

Special responsibilities:

Board Chair to 7 June 2018; Member, Audit & Finance Committee