Development Cooperation Committee

The Development Cooperation Committee prepares advisory reports dealing with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the role of government, businesses, financial institutions, knowledge institutions and NGOs, the promotion of economic development and the position of multilateral institutions.


Professor Mirjam van Reisen


Koos Richelle


Professor Bas Arts
Professor in Forest Governance, Wageningen University and Research Centre & Chief Scientist, PBL - Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency

Linda Broekhuizen

Professor Jenny Dankelman

Professor Rolph van der Hoeven
Professor Emeritus of Employment and Development Economics, International Institute of Social Studies

Professor Ronald de Jong
Distinguished Professor of Practice, Tilburg University & Chairman Philips Foundation & Retired Member Executive Committee, Royal Philips

Dr Kellie Liket
Founder and Director, Effective Giving

Pim Mol
Managing Director, Rabobank Foundation

Dr Antony Ong'ayo MSc
Academic Researcher, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam

Marieke Schouten MSc
Alderman, Nieuwegein

Elisabeth van der Steenhoven

André Veneman
Chairman Supervisory Board The Sustainable Trade Initiative & Corporate Director Sustainability, AkzoNobel (retired)

Léon Wijnands MBA MFE
Global Head of Sustainability, ING

Executive secretary

Dr Marenne Jansen