Alexandra Schaapveld, Advisor

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For a long time Alexandra was one of the best known women executives in The Netherlands. She was one of the first women to rise through the ranks in an impressive career at ABN-AMRO. There she held many positions, including Director and COO of ABN AMRO Rothschild, Managing Director Corporate Finance, Senior Executive Vice President Global Head Telecom, Media, Technology, Healthcare, Metal & Mining, Integrated Energy, Chairman Global Clients and Head of Corporates.

Alexandra is the product of a very international background, having lived and studied in 7 countries and grew up speaking French, English, Dutch, German and Portuguese. She is currently Non Executive Director at Societe General, Vallourec S.A., Bumi Armada Berhad, FMO, Holland Casino and Plan Nederland.

Alexandra was always (and still is) outspoken on the issue of gender equality, is extremely intelligent and competent, fiercely loyal and eminently approachable and kind