Up-Close with Henny Kapteijn, Non-Executive Director, Achmea Investment Management

Henny Kapteijn | February 16, 2016 |

Henny Kapteijn, a Non-Executive Director at Achmea Investment Management (one of the largest suppliers of financial services in the Netherlands) and member of the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee, talks about her career transition from economist to accountant in the investment industry. She stresses that as an accountant one must possess the confidence and knowledge to communicate information from competing, sometimes opposing, perspectives. In part one, Henny discusses the opportunities and challenges her accountancy career has delivered; in part two, she discusses the skills and competencies needed for the future and the various career paths that can lead to success.

Part One

Part Two:


Henny Kapteijn

Non-Executie Director, Achmea Investment Management

Henny Kapteijn became a member of the Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee in January 2011. She was nominated by Nederlandse Beroepsorganisatie van Accountants. She previously served the PAIB Committee as a technical advisor.
 Ms. Kapteijn is a non-executive director at Rabobank Den Haag and Achmea Investment Funds and works for multiple Dutch pension funds as board member, supervisor, or professional advisor. From 2007 to 2010, she served as an advisor to the European Commission on securities regulation and corporate governance. Previously, she was executive vice president at ABP Investments, an asset management company, and held positions at the Central Bank of the Netherlands and the European Central Bank.


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