Board of Recommendation

The Board of Substance consists of notable world citizens from various industries who support and recommend the EFR Business Week to potential speakers and guests. Many of these members have appeared as speakers during the EFR Business Week in the past, while others have been actively involved due to their relationship with the Erasmus University Rotterdam and EFR. EFR and the EFR Business Week Committee would like to sincerely thank the Board of Recommendation for their support to the EFR Business Week.

  • Dr. Alexander Rinnooy Kan

    Former chairman of the Social Economic Council of the Netherlands
  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    Former Secretary- General of the NATO
  • Jeroen van der Veer

    Former Chief Executive of Royal Dutch Shell
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya

    Former President of the State Bank of India
  • Jean-Claude Juncker

    President of the European Commission
  • Desmond Tutu

    Archbishop and Nobel Prize laureate
  • Herman van Rompuy

    Former President of the European Council
  • Prof. dr. Huibert Pols

    Former rector Magnificus Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Pauline van der Meer-Mohr

    Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Prof. dr. Henk Schmidt

    Former Rector Magnificus of Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Jaap de Hoop Scheffer

    Former Secretary-General NATO
  • Piet Moerland

    Former Chief Executive Officer Rabobank N.V.
  • Prof. dr. Jan Peter Balkenende

    Former Prime-Minister of the Netherlands
  • Tex Gunning

    Chief Executive Officer Leaseplan
  • Nick Clegg

    Former Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Anton van Rossum

    Former Chairman of the Board of the Supervisory Board of Erasmus University
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