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Bert is a program manager specializing in structuring KYC Operations for financial institutions driven by the requirements of the AML/CFT legislation. He is passionate about developing teams, processes and ICT for Customer Due Diligence and Customer Activity Monitoring towards a level that satisfies high quality demands of internal and external supervisors.
Bert has gained most of his experience in contexts with high time pressure and divergent stakeholder needs. He is an expert in developing collaborations across organizational boundaries.
His recent work includes leading KYC improvement programs for Triodos Bank, ABN AMRO Private Banking and ING. Before that he led bank wide programs for ING in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce, the Tax Authority and the NVB.
Before establishing his own company, he acted as a leader within Capgemini Consulting. For ten years he was responsible for transformation projects within Akzo Nobel, CSM, KPN, Nationale-Nederlanden and Postbank and led projects for business process redesign and implementation within ABN AMRO and Shell.
Bert has coached colleagues in their professional development and for the consulting educational program of Sioo he acted as a teacher.
He holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Amsterdam.
Bert lives in Haarlem together with his wife and four children. In his leisure time he rides his race bike in the nature of Kennemerland or in Europe’s highest mountains.