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 Annelies Zoomers


Bram van Ojik, MA


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

Linda Broekhuizen
Chair of the Board of Foodvalley NL, former manager FMO

Dr Marleen Dekker
Professor of Inclusive Development in Africa, 
African Studies Centre, University Leiden

Dr Paul G.H. Engel
Knowledge Perspectives and Innovation (KPI)

Simone Filippini
Chair International, Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment

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

Professor Sara Kinsbergen
Professor of The role of citizens in sustainable development & Programme director of the Advanced Master in International Development, Radboud University, Nijmegen

Kiza Magendane MSc,
Political scientist, author and policy entrepreneur in the field of citizenship, identity, globalisation, technology and the postion of Africa in the world

Yannick du Pont
Founder of SPARK

Heske Verburg
Managing Director Solidaridad Europe

Léon Wijnands MBA MFE
Head of Sustainability ING NL


Jorrit Oppewal MSc

Project secretary

Shila de Vries MSc