Jaap-Willem has over 17 years of working experience in auditing and financial management. He holds a graduate of Nyenrode University as Master of Science in Controlling and joined an Executive Program ‘The New CFO’ at Erasmus University. Since 2010 he is CFO for Cunningham Lindsey Netherlands. part of a global loss adjusting and claims management firm, owned by several Private Equity shareholders. Since 2012 CVC Capital Partners has a majority stake.
Jaap-Willem can be characterized by ambition and getting the best out of himself and his environment. He is always striving to realize his goals in a cooperative setting, in which he often takes the leading role. As a board member he is seen as a passionate, knowledgeable, and honourable colleague, high performing on his primary function as CFO and giving valuable analytical, clear and fresh input for his secondary responsibilities within the board. As a leader, Jaap-Willem has the skills to use different styles. He is result driven and gets energy from team success and the development of individual employees, as well as the development and improvement from the organization as a whole. Jaap-Willem is able to combine his business skills with loyalty, engagement, calmness and vitality. In his personal environment he gives also meaning to this in several activities and interests in the social area, where possible in combination of his hobby and passion: cycling.