Cateautje Hijmans van den Bergh worked in the financial sector and strategic advisory for many years. Before joining ACM, she was interim director at APG (pension fund) in 2015 and 2016. Previously, she worked for Boer&Croon consultancy from 1997 to 2014, where she was the chairman of the board the last three years. Prior to that, she worked at MeesPierson for almost ten years. Hijmans van den Bergh studied classical languages in Leiden and did an MBA in Rotterdam.