Marieke has over ten years of experience as a non-executive and twenty years of international executive experience across a broad range of sectors and companies. She has a broad interest in sustainability, health, technology and entrepreneurship and is regarded as an expert in corporate governance and a champion of board diversity.
Currently Marieke serves as a non-executive director and chair of the audit committee of InPost (AEX: INPST) an e-commerce logistics firm with a market capitalisation of €7.7 billion, which is pioneering sustainable parcel delivery solutions that can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 95%.
Marieke has recently been appointed to the board of Xior Student Housing NV (BEL: XIOR), a pan-European student housing provider with a market capitalisation of €1.2 billion, which launched a €100 million green bond in 2020 to finance green buildings, renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste management, clean transportation and water management projects as part of its broader commitment to sustainability.
She also serves as a non-executive director of Frontier Economics, a pan-European economics consulting firm, and as a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Vion Food Group, a branded food and foodservice business. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Law at the University of Amsterdam.
Previously, Marieke held several board positions, amongst others as a non-executive director and Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee of Vastned Retail, a European REIT, CLSA/Citic, a Hongkong-based broker/dealer and as chair audit & risk at Euroclear/EESA. She also served for eight years as non-executive director at Corbion N.V (AEX: CRBN), a sustainable biofoods and bioplastics business with a €2.8 billion market capitalisation.
She has held management positions at, among others, Sara Lee Corporation as Director M&A Europe, Hot-Orange (CFO of an e-commerce start-up) and Gooseberry (corporate governance and communication consulting) and has been a consultant at KPMG and Deloitte with a strong focus on new technology and innovation.
She holds an MBA from INSEAD plus an MA Law from the University of Amsterdam and an LLM/research fellowship from Cambridge University (Jesus College).