Drs. Remko Renes RA

Assistant Professor
Remko Renes
  • Corporate Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Internal Control
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Risk Management
  • Internal Control
Being right is not the outcome of good corporate governance, being put into the right is the final result of good corporate governance
Drs. Remko Renes RA is assistant professor corporate governance at Nyenrode Business University and member of the Nyenrode Corporate Governance Institute. He is part of Nyenrode's Faculty Research Center for Accounting, Auditing & Control. His expertise is corporate governance and auditing, in particular internal control, internal audit, business control and risk management.Within Nyenrode Business University Renes is chair of the Assessment Committee.

From 1990 until 2009 Renes worked at KPMG in the area of Audit and Assurance Services, Management Assurance Services, Non Financial & Advisory Services and Internal Audit. Within the Department of Professional Practice he was involved and responsible for corporate governance, internal control audit (Sarbanes Oxley) and the development and teaching of international training.

Renes received his Master’s in Economics (1990), Post Master’s in Accountancy (1994) and Propedeuse in Sociology (1990) from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Secondary positions

Since 2017 Renes is member of the NBA Internship Council (Raad voor de Praktijkopleidingen) which is responsible for the practical experience educational programmes that lead to accreditation as Accounting Consultant (AA) and Registered Accountant (RA) in The Netherlands. As from 2022 Renes is member of the financial commission of the Dutch triathlon Association (Nederlandse Triathlon Bond, NTB).

Since graduation, Renes is associated to the Erasmus University Rotterdam, first as lecturer Internal Control, currently as examiner. Renes is member of the editorial board of ‘Goed Bestuur & Toezicht’. Finaly, he is founder and owner of Regera B.V. a company active in training and research in governance.

International activities

Since 2016 Renes has been associated with Good Corporate Governance education and research in collaboration with The University of the Dutch Caribbean (UDC). As of 2021, he is involved as thesis supervisor and examiner with the University of Curacao.


Renes’ main hobby is training and participating in endurance sports such as triathlon, marathon running, cycling and speedskating. Remko enjoys refereeing as official field hockey referee on behalf of the Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB).

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