Aged 57, Netherlands
Independent Non-Executive Director/
Chairperson of Remuneration Committee/ Member of Audit
and Nomination & Corporate Governance Committees
DATE OF APPOINTMENT:
8 June 2011
spent her entire career at ABN AMRO Bank, which she joined in 1984.The first eight years were spent in Corporate Banking and the subsequent eight years in Investment Banking: equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions.
She had always been a strong advocate of client relations at the Bank. In 2001, she was made senior executive vice president responsible for sector expertise and in 2004 she became the head of the global clients and investment banking units. After the acquisition of ABN AMRO Bank by a consortium of banks, she became head of Europe for Royal Bank of Scotland in 2008. She is presently a non-executive director of Vallourec S.A. in France, a member of the supervisory board of Holland Casino N.V. and a member of the boards of FMO N.V. Development Bank and Société Générale S.A.
She was educated at the Lycee Francais in many countries, graduated with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University in the UK and subsequently obtained a Master’s degree in Development Economics at Erasmus University in The Netherlands.
Alexandra Schaapveld has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company. She has no conflict of interest with the Company and has not been convicted of any offence within the past 10 years.