Niels graduated from the University of Groningen with a degree in Business Administration and has had various roles within Rabobank. He is an optimist by nature, has a passion for tech and gets energy out of doing & experiencing new things. 

That’s why in 2017 he was made responsible for accelerating the activities around innovation within the F&A department. He has built up a great network within the F&A innovation ecosystem and has a clear picture of the global innovative F&A trends. 

Currently he is responsible for helping SME & Corporate clients grow with innovation. He is active as a trainer on corporate innovation management and lean startup. This year he’s also one of the jury members for the Rabobank Sustainable Innovation Price.