Wouter is an expert on sustainability, impact, governance and board room advice
Wouter is a founding partner of Steward Redqueen. He has almost 20 years of experience in the field of sustainability and impact management. He is an advisor to (multinational) companies and other organisations with a particular focus on the interaction between the corporate sector and society.
Wouter is adjunct professor at TIAS, School for Business & Society. He also is a member of various (supervisory) boards of non-profits including the WakaWaka Foundation, the Stichting Nudge and he chairs the alumni network of Tilburg University (Vrienden van Cobbenhagen). In 2017 Wouter published the book ‘Sustainability in the Boardroom’ (in Dutch) which was longlisted as one the best management books in the Netherlands in that year.
Before starting his own business Wouter worked for ABN AMRO Bank. He had several commercial and positions in the Dutch branch network. Later he was assistant to the CEO and deputy secretary to the Managing Board. As senior vice president of Brand & Reputation Management his responsibilities included developing the Business Principles and he also initiated the bank’s strategic and structured approach to sustainability.
Wouter has a law degree (Tilburg University) and post-doctoral Master’s degrees in Management and Organisation (TIAS/Tilburg University) as well as in Corporate Communications (Rotterdam Erasmus University). Moreover he enjoyed the management course for Non-Executive Board Members (Rotterdam Erasmus University). He is fluent in Dutch and English, and has a basic knowledge of German and French.Go back to team overview