Mr Herman Mulder is Fellow at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. He is the former Director-General, Head of Group Risk Management at ABN AMRO Bank (1998-2006) and Head of Global Structured Finance (1995-1998). He was the initiator of the Equator Principles (2002/2003: the first voluntary, global sector code on environmental and social issues for the financial sector), initiator and first Chairman of the ABN AMRO Foundation and vice-Chairman of the ABN AMRO India Foundation. He was a non-executive Director of Bank of Asia (Bangkok).
After his retirement from ABN AMRO Bank in 2006, he was, inter alia, Board Member (2007-2014) and Chairman (2011-2013) of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Board member of Utz Certified (certification coffee, cocoa, tea), BiD Network (entrepreneurial development in emerging markets), Consensus Building Institute (CBI, Cambridge, Mass, USA), Tomorrow’s Company (London).
He was Senior Advisor on climate issues to WBCSD, UN Global Compact; also advisor to OXFAM NL, Club de Madrid, Taellberg Foundation, Earth Charter International, a member of the judging panel of the FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Award (2008-2012) and of the VBDO Dutch Supply Chain Award (2007-2015); he was a Fellow at the Duisenberg School of Finance (2014-2015).
He was mentioned among “the 100 most influential people in finance” by the US Treasury and Risk Magazine (July 2007). Since 2005 he is a Knight in the Order of Oranje-Nassau.
Other positions
Herman Mulder is co-founder and Chairman of the True Price; independent member of NCP-NL (OECD Guidelines for MNE’s) and advisor SER-IMVO, Board member of the Worldconnectors, and a member of the TEEB Advisory Board (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity); he is ambassador of the IIRC (integrated reporting), advisor to the Natural Capital Coalition (NCC). He is a frequent speaker, lecturer and author on CSR/ESGRBC issues, development finance. Herman is Board Member of the SDG Charter Coalition Foundation, SDG Human Cities Initiative and coordinator of the SDG Investment Coalition of the Dutch Financial Sector.