The Supervisory Board is responsible for supervising management performance and advising the Board of Management. Three core committees support the Supervisory Board in its work.

The duties, size and composition of the Supervisory Board are described in the Supervisory Board Profile and the Regulations for the Supervisory Board.

More information about the retirement of members is available in the Retirement Rota.

Members of the Supervisory Board

Mr. J. van der Veer (1947), chairman

  • date of first appointment 12 May 2015, current terms ends AGM 2023
  • former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal Philips N.V.
  • member of the Board of Directors of Equinor ASA
  • chairman of Het Concertgebouw Fonds
  • chairman of the Supervisory Committee of the Delft University of Technology

Mr. H.J. Hazewinkel (1949), deputy chairman

  • date of first appointment 27 March 2010, current term ends AGM 2020
  • former chairman of the Board of Directors of Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V.
  • chairman of the Supervisory Board of SOWECO N.V.
  • member of the Supervisory Board VanWonen Holding B.V.
  • non-executive partner Quadrum Capital B.V.
  • chairman of the Board of Stichting Continuïteit ASR Nederland
  • member of the Board of Stichting Administratiekantoor Slagheek
  • member of the Board of the Stichting Continuïteit ForFarmers

Ms. I. Haaijer (1969)

  • date of first appointment 10 November 2016, current term ends AGM 2020
  • former CEO of Bugaboo International B.V.
  • former president & CEO of DSM Food Specialties and former member of the Leadership Team of Royal DSM N.V.

Mr. J.P. de Kreij (1959)

  • date of first appointment 9 May 2018, current term ends AGM 2022
  • former deputy chairman of the Executive Board and former Chief Financial Officer of Royal Vopak N.V.
  • member of the Supervisory Board of TomTom N.V.
  • member of the Supervisory Board of Corbion N.V.
  • member of the Advisory Board of YGroup Companies
  • non-executive director Oranjefonds

Mr. D.A. Sperling (1955)

  • date of first appointment 8 May 2019, current terms ends 2023
  • former chairman of the Board of TBI Holdings B.V.
  • member of the Supervisory Boards of Royal HaskoningDHV Groep B.V. and GMB Holding B.V.
  • member of the supervisory council of the Stichting Albert Schweitzer Ziekenhuis

Ms. J.A. Tammenoms Bakker (1953)

  • date of first appointment 8 May 2019, current term ends AGM 2023
  • former advisor of the Dutch Council for the Environment and Infrastructure
  • former Director-General of the Dutch Ministry of Transport and Water Management
  • chairman of the Van Leer Group Foundation
  • member of the Supervisory Boards of Groupe Wendel, Unibail-Rodamco SE and TomTom N.V.
  • non-executive director of CNH Industrial N.V.”

Mr. J.N. van Wiechen (1972)

  • date of first appointment 12 May 2011, current term ends AGM 2023
  • member of the Executive Board of HAL Holding N.V. / director HAL Investments B.V.
  • chairman of the Supervisory Board of Mondhoekje B.V. (Coolblue)
  • member of the Supervisory Board of Atlas Services Group Holding B.V.

All the members of the Supervisory Board have the Dutch nationality. They do not hold shares or associated option rights in Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V.

Secretary: Mrs. F.E. Buijs (1969)

Committees

The Supervisory Board is supported in its work by three core committees: the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Selection and Appointment Committee.

The Audit Committee advises the Board of Management on matters including risk management, financing and external auditors.

The Remuneration Committee advises the Supervisory Board on general remuneration policy and the remuneration packages for the individual members of the Board of Management. The policy is subject to approval by the General Meeting of Shareholders. 

The Selection and Appointment Committee advises the Supervisory Board on the size and composition of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board.

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