Our management board

Satish Bapat

Satish Bapat

CEO NN Investment Partners and Delta Lloyd Asset Management, Member of the Management Board NN Group

Previous work experience: Satish Bapat was appointed as CEO of NN Investment Partners (NN IP) and member of the Management Board of NN Group as of 1 April 2017. Satish has been CEO of NN Life Japan since 2013. From 2011 to 2013, he held the position of CEO Asia Pacific and Global CFO for ING Investment Management. Satish began his career at Deloitte Touche in the USA, subsequently working at TNT N.V, ABN Amro Asset Management, Robeco Asset Management and the Royal Bank of Scotland. He has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, both in and outside of the Netherlands.

Education: Satish Bapat holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree in Finance from the Temple University of Philadelphia (USA) and a Bachelor’s in Accounting degree from the University of Bombay (India). He is a Public Accountant (USA).

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Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen

Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen

Chief Investment Officer of NN Investment Partners and Delta Lloyd Asset Management

Previous work experience: Valentijn has substantial experience working in financial markets and joined the firm in 1999. Prior to becoming Chief Investment Officer, Valentijn held the role of Chief Strategist and Head of Multi-Asset from 2013 to 2017 and from 2010 to 2013 he was Head of Strategy within Multi-Asset. He is a key spokesperson for the company and appears frequently at client events and in the media.

Education: MSc in Economics from the University of Amsterdam

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Hester Borrie

Hester Borrie

Chief Client Officer of NN Investment Partners and Delta Lloyd Asset Management

Previous work experience: Hester began her career in Corporate Finance and Capital Markets at MeesPierson / Fortis Amsterdam in 1994. She then moved on to work for Morgan Stanley Investment Management in London and Amsterdam in 1998, initially in the role of head of sales for the Benelux area, promoted to run Northern Europe in 2001. Between 2005 and 2008 she held the role of Managing Director and Head of sales for EMEA. In 2009 she returned to the Netherlands to take up the role of Global Head of Sales and Marketing for Robeco Group. During this time she was instrumental in doubling the AUM and responsible for new strategic initiatives in Australia, UK, Italy, US Offshore and Singapore.

Education: Minor in Italian Language, History and Literature, University of Amsterdam, 1988. Masters in Economics, University of Amsterdam, 1994.

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Martijn Canisius

Martijn Canisius

Chief Finance and Risk Officer of NN Investment Partners and Delta Lloyd Asset Management

Previous work experience: Martijn has extensive industry experience working at AXA, Aegon and Delta Lloyd Group, where he was amongst others CFRO of the ABN ABNMRO Insurance Joint Venture between 2014 and 2016. In his previous role, Martijn was director of Group Balance Sheet Management at Delta Lloyd Group. Furthermore, he is a Board member of the Delta Lloyd Pension Fund.

Education: MSc in Finance and Investments from Maastricht University

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Jitka Schmiedová

Jitka Schmiedová

Chief Human Resources Officer NN Investment Partners and Delta Lloyd Asset Management

Previous work experience: Jitka is a seasoned HR professional who is appointed to the Board from July 2017 on an ad interim basis. She has over 20 years of HR and leadership experience in various industries, holding senior HR roles since 2000. Jitka’s previous role was at Erste Bank Vienna/Česká spořitelna a.s as Human Resources Director and later People Services Project Manager. 

Education: Psychology, Charles University, Prague

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