Supervisory board

Supervisory board

Atria’s Supervisory Board comprises six members: Agnes Jongerius, Erik Holtslag, Eric Koenen, Esther-Mirjam Sent, Fenna Ulichki (and one vacancy).

Agnes Jongerius (Chair)

Agnes Jongerius is a historian and a member of the European Parliament for the Dutch Labour Party. She graduated cum laude in socio-economic history from Utrecht University. Her career began at the Vervoersbond FNV trade union, and was followed by many years of service at the FNV trade union. In 2005, she was the first woman to be elected its General Secretary. Through her various functions, she has always dedicated herself to improving the position of women. Jongerius co-founded WOMEN Inc. in 2005 and also chaired its Board from 2010 to 2015. Additional functions include Board membership of the IISG (International Institute of Social History) and also membership of the Supervisory Board of FMO, the Dutch development bank.

Erik Holtslag (Member)

Erik Holtslag focuses on development and is socially engaged. He is currently Interim Director of Kenniscentrum Aequor, an intermediary organisation at the heart of business and educational developments in the food, nature and living environment field. He studied business administration after attending the Hogere Hotelschool. Holtslag has held various executive and directorial positions in the business world with an emphasis on employment and education. He contributes to the Supervisory Board through his knowledge of business management, marketing and strategic HR development. His drive and affinity concern “development in every facet”. Additional functions include membership of the Supervisory Board of NUOVO, Stichting voor Voortgezet Onderwijs in Utrecht.

Eric Koenen (Member)

Eric Koenen founded the Doorwerthgroep following a career at Philips, PWC and Cofely, where he was an Executive Board Member until 2007. He coaches top teams in terms of future scenarios, and strategy and innovation processes. Koenen regularly publishes on diversity and leadership. He also co-authored the book De winst van verschil with Professor Christien Brinkgreve. Koenen studied social sciences and economics at Nijmegen and Rotterdam, and business administration and change management in the USA.

Professor Esther-Mirjam Sent (Member)

Esther-Mirjam Sent is Professor of Economic Theory and Policy at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. Her research fields include economics and women’s studies. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, she won the prize for making the most media appearances of all the professors at the Radboud University. She has also been a member of the Senate for the Dutch Labour Party since 2011.

Fenna Ulichki (Member)

Fenna Ulichki is chair of the District Council Amsterdam West. From 2006 to 2014, she was an Amsterdam councillor for the GroenLinks party. Her drive is to transform social developments into strategic choices and realistic solutions. The emancipation of disadvantaged groups has been a theme throughout Ulichki’s life. Her previous career included working at WOMEN Inc. as a programme maker, and as an advisor at the ACB Kenniscentrum. She was also Chair of the Marokkaanse Vrouwenvereniging Nederland (MVVN).