Els Kamphof studied Econometrics & Operations research in Groningen. Currently she is working at the Rabobank as Regional CEO, Europe & Africa. On the 10th of May she is going to tell us something about her career and the challenges that she faced in banking!
After Nienke finished her Master Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science at Tilburg University, she started working at KPMG as a consultant. She has been working there for 6 years and is currently a manager in the Financial Risk Management (FRM) team. Next to her work she finished a post-master to become a certified actuary. Her main field of work is in insurance, both actuarial and strategic. Besides that she often steps outside the insurance domain to work on climate risk quantification for corporates outside of the financial sector. Next to her client projects she is very passionate about the well-being of her team. She is the main recruitment coordinator for new junior staff for FRM and heavily involved in the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE) group that has been set up within her team.
Derk-Jan studied Econometrics and Economics in Groningen and holds an MBA degree from INSEAD in France. He followed further Executive programmes at Stanford, Harvard Business School and MIT. He started his career working in leadership positions for Kearney, Getronics/PinkRoccade in the Netherlands, South Africa and Spain. In 2010 Derk-Jan co-founded a niche strategy consulting company - Benthurst & Company - that focused on the Insurance and Healthcare sectors. Derk-Jan started working for NN Group early 2012 in the Solvency II team as an interim manager. From 2014, Derk-Jan was Head of Finance Strategy, in 2016 he became the Head of Group Finance & Reporting. Over the last seven years he has led the integration of Delta Lloyd, and has been managing the transition of Finance to become more data-driven, digital, and engaged, amongst many other initiatives.
Rob studied Econometrics & Operations Research in Groningen. In the past five years, he worked in the field of Data Science & Operations Research for the IT consultancy firm CGI. And he kindly invites you to take a walk with him through the lessons he learned doing projects for large companies such as Kadaster, ProRail and KLM. In this walk, he’ll lift the veil on the job description of Data Scientist and what the job actually entails.