Jurgen van Breukelen
Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Board
Mr. van Breukelen is a Dutch national, and holds a Master Degree in Business Economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Having spent his military service as a lieutenant in the Royal Dutch Army, he joined KPMG in 1994. In 2000, at the age of 31, he became partner at KPMG, and from 2003 to 2007, he was Head of Corporate Finance in the Netherlands. In 2007 he joined the Board of Management of KPMG, being responsible for Advisory as well as for Clients & Markets. From 2012 to 2014 he acted as CEO and Country Senior Partner of KPMG in the Netherlands. During his professional career Mr. Van Breukelen has held a number of senior executive roles at KPMG International, including serving on the boards of KPMG Europe, Middle East & Africa and then, until 2014, as a member of the Global Executive Team and Global Board of KPMG International. At the Global Board he chaired KPMG’s Global Quality & Risk Committee. He is a member of the supervisory board of Alzheimer Nederland and chairman of the board of Bosal Nederland B.V. In addition, he is a Senior Adviser at the private equity fund Permira Advisers LLP, a Senior Adviser to the Investment Bank of Barclays Bank PLC, an Advisory Board Member of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and an Advisory Board Member of Ponooc B.V.