Gerrien’s contribution to the SDG goals of gender equality, poverty reduction and innovation shows through her board position at the VVAO, an association for higher educated women that promotes empowerment, and as a member of the committee Broad Welfare of VNO-NCW. Her entire working life has been in international business; as a trainee at Rabobank, global director and expat at KPMG Consulting, and associate director at EY. As an interim director at global corporates, she supervises leadership development, digital transformation of HR and cultural changes in organizations. Gerrien has been a non-executive director on foundations and social enterprises in the charitable and semi-public sector for over 10 years.
“A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.” – Angela Merkel